Cheez-it Crusted Chicken Tenders

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When I saw this recipe floating around the web I knew I had to try my own version and no surprise chicken tenders coated in Cheez-its are yummy!!!  Everyone devoured this chicken tenders and the Cheez-its gave them a ton of crunch with no frying required.

These were a cinch to make, only used a few ingredients and even the picky eaters loved them.

I hope you try these soon, they were amazing and I’m sure your family will love them just as much as mine did :)


1 1/2-2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips (or buy the already cut tenderloins)
1 box of Cheez-its crushed in the food processor, the finer the better (I used original but feel free to use whatever flavor floats your boat)
2 eggs
Cup of milk
Splash of hot sauce
1/2  cup your favorite BBQ sauce (I used Sweet Baby Rays)
2 cups flour that has been salt and peppered 


In a bowl whisk eggs, milk, hot sauce and bbq sauce together.
In another bowl have your flour ready.
In another bowl have your cracker crumbs ready.
Roll a strip in the flour (dust off excess).
Dunk the strip in the egg mixture.
Roll the strip in the cracker crumbs.
Place on a greased cookie sheet (I lined mine with foil for easier cleanup)
Repeat with all strips.
Spray tops of chicken strip with spray oil.
Pop them into a preheated 425 degree oven until crispy and cooked through. (about 15-20 minutes or until thermometer reaches 165ºF)

Serve with BBQ sauce or ranch on the side and enjoy! :)

I have 2 Lovely Comments, I would love to have yours... on Cheez-it Crusted Chicken Tenders

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    Robert Oliphant says:
    July 11, 2013

    How long to bake at 425 degrees?

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      Life With The Crust Cut Off says:
      July 11, 2013

      Sorry about that, here is the info, Bake 15-20 minutes or until thermometer reaches 165ºF :)

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