Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and Dumplings is a classic comfort food dish made in a slow cooker. The ingredients include boneless chicken breasts, carrots, onions, celery, garlic, chicken broth, dried thyme and rosemary, salt, and pepper. The dumplings are made with a mixture of flour, baking powder, salt, melted butter, and milk. The chicken and vegetables are slow-cooked in the broth with herbs, then spoonfuls of the dumpling dough are added and cooked until they are fluffy and tender. The finished dish is a savory and satisfying meal, perfect for any occasion.

Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings


  • 4 boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 stalks of celery, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 3/4 cup milk


In a slow cooker, place the chicken, carrots, onions, celery, garlic, chicken broth, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper.
Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
In a medium bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, and salt.
Stir in the melted butter and milk to form a soft dough.
Drop spoonfuls of the dough into the slow cooker.
Cover and cook on high for an additional 30 minutes, or until the dumplings are cooked through.
Serve hot. Enjoy!

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