Recipes I Grew Up With – Chicken Casserole

Over the next couple of posts I will be sharing some recipes I grew up with in the 1980’s. Just thinking about them brings back memories of Saturday evening supper time. Enjoy!

Chicken Casserole

Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 6 Chicken breasts
  • 1 can Water Chestnuts
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 1 box Escort Crackers
  • 8 oz Sour Cream
  • 1 stick Oleo


  • Cook chicken breasts for 30 minutes in salted water.
  • Cut into bite size pieces.
  • Slice chestnuts and crush crackers.  Put half the crackers in a greased 9x13x2 baking dish.
  • Mix chicken, soups, sour cream and water chestnuts and pour over crackers.
  • Put remaining crackers on top.  Slice oleo over mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees until hot and bubbly.  About 30 Minutes.  This recipe can be prepared ahead, reheated or frozen.