Last night I was busy making dinner when Eric got a phone call from my mom. All I heard was, He’s out there right now? By the playground? Okay I’ll go right now.

I looked at him curiously as he put his shoes on. So what’s the deal?

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You left your cell phone out by the playground. A landscaper just found it and called your mom. He’s waiting for me to come get it.

The sad part is that I didn’t even realize it was missing. I need to keep this in mind for every time I am tempted to upgrade to a smart phone. A mere stupid phone is apparently more than I can handle.

I grew up eating these amazing, amazing Chicken Crepes. They may not look like much, but they are absolutely to-die-for. See how I have two sides of vegetables? Lots of veggies will help you feel less guilty when eating these crepes. Between the cheese and the cream, this casserole is not exactly what you want to eat on a diet. But oh man. They are so worth it. Maybe skip dessert after eating these babies :)


Chicken Crepes with Jalapeño Cheese

5 from 1 vote
Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour
Servings: 6


  • 1 batch crepes, made for savory dishes, see note on recipe
  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon Lawry's seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 16 ounces pepper jack cheese, shredded
  • 2 and 1/2 cup cream OR half-and-half


  • Make the crepes, using the recipe in the notes section for "savory crepes."
  • For the filling
    In a bowl, add the chicken and all the seasonings.
    Put a small amount of chicken, 1 tablespoon of cheese, and 1 teaspoon of cream on each crepe. Roll up and place seam side down in a greased 9×13 inch dish. When you have finished rolling the crepes, sprinkle with the remaining cheese and pour the remaining cream evenly over the crepes.
  • Bake, covered, at 350 for 15 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 15 minutes. If at this point my cheese is not crusty on top, I broil it for about a minute. I'm a crusty cheese lover.


Calories: 636kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 24g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 216mg | Sodium: 1702mg | Potassium: 206mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 939IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 675mg | Iron: 1mg
Calories: 636
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  1. I make these and Wheaties Treats too. Wendy has shared her Janice recipes over the years. I remember eating these at your house but I’m pretty sure it was with tortillas not crepes, still good!

  2. Making these tonight to feed to a friend of Brian’s who happens to be a pregnant woman in her first trimester. Is this a bad idea? Will the spiciness be too much if I use only pepper jack cheese? I am planning two vegetable sides to neutralize the incredible decadence…

    1. Go for it. You can never predict the cravings of a pregnant woman anyway. During her last pregnancy, all my sister Nikki would eat was chips and salsa, so maybe spice is a good thing!

    2. Ok – not a bad idea at all. A GREAT idea. She loved them, so apparently not too spicy at all. Brian adored them, and usually this much cream would turn him off. I served it with grilled zucchini and sautéed baby portabellas, as well as a big fruit salad (strawberries, pineapple, and Asian pears). Oh, and your s’mores bars. Basically they were amazing. Thanks Janice – you clearly have come a long, long way from your enchilada loaf origins. ;-)
      We will be adding this to our regular rotation!

      1. Dude. That fruit salad sounds delish. How about you come over to my house and fix me some dinner. I’ll fake being pregnant if you want.

  3. I’m going to back Janice & Karen up on this…your mom totally made these. Now a staple in my house along with peanut butter, butterscotch, & wheaty’s treats. Siblings call me all the time for Janice’s recipes.

    1. Oh my gosh. Wendy I haven’t eaten Wheaties Treats in YEARS. How could I forget about those?? The time is now!

  4. oh, nate, you poor confused child…of course i used to make them with real crepes. then i discovered you could cheat and use tortillas and my children would still wolf them down – so i cheated. often. the crepes are much better, unless you’re trying to feed a horde of teenagers quickly!

  5. She had to have made them at least once because I definitely remember them! It really may have just been once though…oh mom and her substitutions!!

  6. Bahahaha Karen. Mom never once made these! She did, however, use tortillas instead of crepes while trying to pass them off as crepes…

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