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Baked Cheesy Chicken Burritos

Lydia Menzies


  • 3 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 8 oz. cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 pkg. Monterrey Jack shredded cheese (or Mexican cheese mix)
  • 2 cups half-and-half
  • 8 Flour Tortillas (8 inch)


  • In a large pan, melt butter and sauté onion.
  • Stir in cream cheese and chicken.
  • Spray 9×11 casserole dish with Pam.
  • Put 3-4 tablespoons of chicken mixture in tortillas and roll up tortillas.
  • Place the rolled tortillas in the casserole dish.
  • Drizzle half-and-half over the rolled tortillas in the casserole dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees (F) for 45 minutes.
  • Uncover burritos and sprinkle cheese over top. Bake for another 10-15 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • To serve, use a knife and go around the outside edges. Cut burritos in half to make 16 servings.
  • Side items that work well with this dish are homemade salsa, black beans, guacamole, and yellow rice.