• 3 pounds chicken parts (bone in and skin on- thighs, legs, or breasts)
  • 1 (14 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup Russian dressing
  • 1 (2 ounce) envelope onion soup mix
  • Rice or mashed potatoes (if desired)

A flavorful and saucy chicken dish the whole family will love

Tales of the Dinner Belle

By Brenda Stanley

I love saucy dishes- meals that have plenty of flavorful gravy or juices that can be ladled over rice or potatoes.  I usually make these types of meals in my slow cooker. The meat is fall apart tender and during this time of year when the weather turns cold, there is nothing better than a hot, hearty meal that is ready to serve when you walk through the door.  My savory cranberry glazed chicken is so tasty and tender, and couldn’t be easier to put together.  The combination of sweet and tart cranberry and savory onion, with a delicious tangy flavor is so delicious. Just a few simple ingredients and eight hours in the slow cooker and you have a dinner your family will love.

Belle’s Savory Cranberry Glazed Chicken

3 pounds chicken parts (bone in and skin on- thighs, legs, or breasts)

1 (14 ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce

1 cup Russian dressing

1 (2 ounce) envelope onion soup mix

Rice or mashed potatoes for serving (if desired)

Place the chicken in the slow cooker. Mix the next three ingredients together in a bowl and then pour over the top of the chicken. Cover the slow cooker and set on low for 6 to 8 hours.