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Cheesy Chicken Bites

Cheesy Chicken Bites, chicken coated in Cheez-It Grooves, baked (not fried), and topped with even more intense cheese flavor with Cheez-It Crunch’D. Perfect for appetizers during your basketball festivities
Prep Time8 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baked chicken, bites, Cheesy, chicken
Calories: 2441kcal
Author: Rachael

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 2 cups Cheez-It Grooves original flavor
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tbs cream milk, or half and half
  • 1 cup Cheez-It Crunch'D
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Spray a baking sheet with non-stick spray
  • Cut chicken into bite sized pieces and season with salt and pepper
  • Crack eggs into a bowl and whisk cream, milk, or half and half into it with a fork
  • In a food processor, crush up the Cheez-It Grooves until they are fine, but not to powder
  • Dip chicken in egg mixture then crushed Cheez-It Groves, until well coated
  • Place on baking sheet with some space between each piece
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes
  • Remove from oven, use a toothpick to skewer a Cheez-It Crunch'D and then put into each chicken bite!

Notes

Serve with Roasted Poblano Cheese Sauce for even more cheesy flavor fun!

Nutrition

Calories: 2441kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 248g | Fat: 153g | Saturated Fat: 86g | Cholesterol: 1132mg | Sodium: 2569mg | Potassium: 2998mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 81.8% | Calcium: 252.8% | Iron: 41.8%