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Cheesy Chicken Taquitos: Day 6 of the 7 Days of Drool-Worthy Slow Cooker Meals

Welcome back to our mouthwatering journey through the “7 Days of Drool-Worthy Slow Cooker Meals” series! Today, we’re diving into a recipe that’s incredibly delicious and a total crowd-pleaser: Cheesy Chicken Taquitos. Suppose you’ve been searching for a scrumptious dish that combines the irresistible flavors of tender chicken, zesty taco seasoning, creamy cream cheese, and gooey cheddar cheese. In that case, you’re in for a treat.

Picture this: juicy chicken breasts slow-cooked to perfection, infused with the rich flavors of taco seasoning, then rolled up with a luscious mixture of cream cheese and cheddar cheese. These savory bundles of joy are snugly tucked inside warm flour tortillas, brushed with a hint of melted butter for that perfect golden crispness. Enjoy it with a generous serving of salsa for that extra burst of flavor! These Cheesy Chicken Taquitos are not just a meal but a culinary adventure you will want to experience. So, grab your slow cooker, put on your apron, and prepare a drool-worthy dish the whole family will love!

Cheesy Chicken Taquitos

Slow Cooker Cheesy chicken taquitos are a crowd-pleasing favorite that combines the comforting flavors of chicken and cheese, making them a perfect choice for any gathering or simply a quick and tasty meal. They are simple to make in your slow cooker.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 6


  • 1 Slow Cooker


  • 3 chicken breasts
  • 6 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 packet taco seasoning
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup Salsa for topping
  • 12 6 in flour tortillas
  • 1 tbsp butter melted for tortillas if baking in oven


  • Place the chicken in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix together cream cheese, water, and taco seasoning mix.
  • Pour on top of chicken. Cover. Cook 6 hours on low.
  • After 6 hours, shred chicken with 2 forks. Add cheddar cheese.
  • One the cheddar cheese is melted. Place chicken in flour tortilla. Wrap tightly. Place seam side down on a baking sheet.
  • Place the tortillas in a 425 degree oven for 6-8 minutes until the edges are golden brown. Remove and Enjoy!


This can be a low carb/keto meal if you use low carb wraps. The chicken mixture is low carb.
If you don’t want to put the tortillas in the oven. You can always warm your tortilla on a skillet on the stovetop instead. Then fill the tortilla and roll tightly. 
Add salsa for added flavor. 
These can also be frozen for another time.
Keyword Chicken Taquitos, Easy Recipes, Slow Cooker Meals