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Baked Cheez-It Chicken Nuggets

  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch nuggets
  • 2 cups of Cheez-It crackers
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Place crackers in a large ziplock bag and crush with your fists, hands or a rolling pin. Add onion powder, garlic powder and salt and mix well.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat eggs and add chicken pieces until they’re all coated well.
  4. Place egg coated chicken into the bag with cracker mix and shake it all together for about a minute until all the chicken it well coated with the crackers.
  5. Place chicken on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 12-15 minutes or internal temp of 165 degrees F.
  • Prep Time: 8 mins
  • Cook Time: 12 mins