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Flour taco shells baked with shredded chicken, cheese, and cream cheese inside, piled into a small, blue casserole dish. There is a small white, bowl of green guacamole placed beside the chicken taquitos and there is a multi-colored floral towel around the taquitos. Everything is sitting on a barn wood backdrop.

Baked Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

A fast and easy delicious meal that the entire family will enjoy!

Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 9 taquitos
Author Amy - The Speedy Spatula

Ingredients

  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup plain, Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup shredded American and Colby cheese
  • 1/4 packet Taco seasoning
  • 9 small flour tortillas soft taco size

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Spray a large sheet pan with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

  3. In a large skillet, combine all ingredients except the tortillas. Stir well until all ingredients are well combined and the cheese is melted and well blended.

  4. Lay a tortilla out flat on a plate and put about 2 tablespoons of the chicken mixture down the middle of the tortilla.

  5. Roll the tortilla starting from one side and rolling it over until its rolled but the ends are left open.

  6. Place each taquito, seam side down on the pan and spray each taquito with nonstick cooking spay. 

  7. Bake the Taquitos for 10 minutes or until they're golden brown and crispy. 

  8. Remove from the oven and serve with salsa, guacamole, or plain nonfat Greek yogurt for dipping. 

Recipe Notes

Any shredded cheese can be used in this recipe. Plain, Nonfat Greek Yogurt is a healthy Sour Cream substitute. Plain Nonfat Yogurt can also be used, or full fat/reduced fat/or fat free sour cream.