Creamy Crack Chicken Soup Recipe: Ultimate Comfort in a Bowl

Indulge in the creamy goodness of our Crack Chicken Soup recipe. Discover how to make this savory delight, featuring tender chicken, crispy bacon, and a hint of ranch seasoning. Ideal for satisfying cravings and warming your soul.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup diced carrots
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 packet (1 ounce) ranch seasoning mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Chopped fresh chives (optional garnish)


1. Cook the Chicken:

  • In a large pot or Dutch oven, place chicken breasts and add chicken broth.
  • Bring broth to a boil over medium-high heat, then simmer on low for 20-25 minutes until chicken is cooked.
  • Remove chicken, shred with forks, and set aside.

2. Sauté Vegetables:

  • In the same pot, add diced onion, celery, carrots, and minced garlic.
  • Sauté for 5-7 minutes until vegetables are tender.

3. Season and Simmer:

  • Stir in ranch seasoning, dried dill weed, dried parsley, and dried chives.
  • Add shredded chicken back to the pot.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes to meld flavors.

4. Add Bacon and Cheese:

  • Stir in crumbled bacon and shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Simmer 5 minutes until cheese melts and soup becomes creamy.

5. Finish with Heavy Cream:

  • Pour in heavy cream and incorporate into soup.

6. Season to Taste:

  • Season soup with salt and black pepper to your liking.

7. Garnish and Serve:

  • Optionally, garnish with chopped fresh chives.
  • Ladle Creamy Crack Chicken Soup into bowls and enjoy this creamy, savory delight.

Our Creamy Crack Chicken Soup recipe provides ultimate comfort. This savory dish with tender chicken, crispy bacon, and ranch seasoning is ideal for satisfying cravings while also warming the soul. Whether for a family dinner or a comforting meal, this bowl of creamy goodness is flavorful and comforting.