Braided Chicken Almandine

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Recipe by BecR2400

Here's a favorite dish that's a delight to make for your family and friends because it's tasty, easy, and pretty to serve!! Enjoy! Originally from Pillsbury via "With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart" blog (see the pictorial).

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Filling

  • 1 12 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 34 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 12 cup sour cream
  • 13 cup chopped slivered almonds
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 12 cup peas (because we like peas, we toss them in as well) (optional)
  • Crescent Braid

  • 1 (8 ounce) can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 egg, beaten (if multiple recipes are made, 1 egg is still enough)
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds


  1. In large bowl, combine filling ingredients.
  2. Separate dough into 2 long rectangles. Place on ungreased cookie sheet with long sides overlapping 1/2”. Firmly press perforations and edges to seal. Press to form 14x9 rectangle.
  3. Spoon chicken mixture in 3” strip lengthwise down center of dough. Cut 1” strips of dough from chicken to edge. Fold strips of dough at an angle alternating sides.
  4. Brush with egg, sprinkle with almonds.
  5. Bake at 350 for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 8 servings.

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