6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
1 carton (8 ounces) spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
1 tablespoon butter
Salt to taste
6 bacon strips
Flatten chicken to 1/2-in. thickness. Spread 3 tablespoons cream cheese over each. Dot with butter and sprinkle with salt; roll up. Wrap each with bacon strip.
Place, seam side down in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 35-40 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°. Broil 6 in. from the heat for 5 minutes or until bacon is crisp. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Bacon-Wrapped Chicken in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p8