Breaded Chicken Fingers with Annie’s Cheddar Square Crackers!

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It seems like everywhere you turn nowadays, you’re hearing about “natural this” and “chemical free” that. In recent years, people have become much more aware of what they are consuming. For some, it was just a lifestyle change due to increased education and research on the topic. For others, the changed came about due to health issues caused by current eating habits. Whatever the choice stemmed from, moving towards natural ingredients is an excellent decision! Luckily, Annie’s Homegrown products make the change simple and smooth.

 For my family, my Son’s peanut allergy sat at the forefront of our decision to change the way we eat. While there were several reasons we’d like to eat healthy and natural, his allergy made it a necessity rather than an option. Annie’s caters to families that deal with allergies, like ours, by creating a majority of their products in peanut and tree nut free facilities. In addition, they provide a complete list of products on Annie’s Homegrown website that are tailored to fit his dietary restrictions.

Breaded Chicken Fingers with Annie's Cheddar Square Crackers!

 That’s why my family is Team Annie’s, and yours should be too! Being a part of Team Annie’s allows you to special access to the world of Annie’s and share your love for Annie’s with other Team Annie members! You’ll also have special opportunities to win fun Annie’s swag, like the one’s we received!

 We created Chicken Strips with Honey Mustard Dip the other day, using Annie’s products! While we ate it for dinner, it could make a for an awesome appetizer as well! My kids LOVED helping to make it. 

Breaded Chicken Fingers with Annie's Cheddar Square Crackers!

Here’s the recipe for Breaded Chicken Fingers with Annie’s Cheddar Square Crackers!

Honey Mustard Dip

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup yellow mustard or Dijon (I used half of each for a milder kid-friendly flavor)
  • Combine all ingredients and mix in a blender for a smooth consistency.  Chill for a few hours.

Chicken Strips

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1 box Annie’s Cheddar Square Crackers (or 6 snack bags)
  • 1 cup flour
  • pepper
  • garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • frying oil (optional)*

Directions

Crush Annie’s Cheddar Crackers in a Ziploc bag by rolling over bag with a rolling pin. Slice chicken breasts into strips. Place flour in a shallow bowl and season to taste with pepper and garlic salt. Coat chicken strips in flour mixture, dip in evaporated milk, and coat in cracker crumbs. Fry in hot oil then place on paper towel covered rack for cooling.

*For a lighter option, bake breaded chicken on a baking sheet for 23-30 minutes in a 350-degree oven

Annie’s has been providing pure, natural flavors to families for over 25 years! They seek the best ingredients Mother Nature has to offer, so that you’re family can feel good about what they’re eating!

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What’s Your Favorite Annie’s Homegrown Product?

WINNER IS AMY T.!!! The winner has been notified – Giveaway Ended July 14th, 2014 

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36 thoughts on “Breaded Chicken Fingers with Annie’s Cheddar Square Crackers!

  • July 20, 2014 at 10:20 pm
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    I love the single serve Mac & cheese. Reply
  • July 16, 2014 at 8:51 pm
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    It's a tie between cheddar bunnies and Mac and cheese- both are staples in our household Reply
  • July 16, 2014 at 5:01 pm
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    We have liked all Annie's products that we have tried! Our grocery store doesn't carry much tho! My kids really loved the chocolate bunny cookies & now my store doesn't have them anymore! Reply
  • July 16, 2014 at 4:30 pm
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    Annie's Homegrown Berry Patch Organic Fruit Snacks Reply
  • July 16, 2014 at 4:03 pm
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    My favorite Annie's product is the cheddar bunnies! I love everything Annie's!!! Reply
  • July 16, 2014 at 3:36 pm
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    I personally joins Annie's best friend grahams :-).My daughter loves the cracker mix and Annie's fruit snacks. Reply
  • July 14, 2014 at 1:28 pm
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    My 3 year old would definitely like to try the Cheddar Squares while my 5 year old might like to try the Bunny Fruit Snacks. :) We haven't tried any Annie's products yet but they look good. :) Reply
  • July 9, 2014 at 3:49 pm
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    Annies Cheddar bunnies and the white cheddar mac n cheese Reply
  • July 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm
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    we love cheddar bunnies :)) Reply
  • July 7, 2014 at 11:09 am
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    My kids like their Mac & Cheese! Reply
  • July 5, 2014 at 1:40 pm
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    YUMMMMM! This looks so good! Reply
  • July 3, 2014 at 9:16 pm
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    I have never had the crackers they look good and they are organic which is a huge plus for my family. Reply
  • July 3, 2014 at 6:46 pm
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    My kids love the cheddar bunny crackers! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 8:43 pm
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    We love Annie's products! Our favorite are the mac & cheeses! They are the only brand we buy anymore! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 8:33 pm
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    My family loves Annie's products. We'd love to try the cheddar squares. Thanks for the giveaway! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 7:58 pm
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    I frequently take care of my three little grandchildren and like to have healthy food and snacks on hand for them. Annie’s Homegrown products are a favorite in this household! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 4:45 pm
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    My kids love the macaroni and cheese, but my favorite is the selection of frozen pizzas. Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 4:05 pm
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    my kids just started eating annie's. would love to win this Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 3:24 pm
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    We love the Mac n cheese Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 2:02 pm
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    WE love their mac and cheese Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 12:15 pm
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    Our favorite is the shells and real aged cheddar, but I absolutely love their dressings too, the lemon and chive is a big hit! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 11:55 am
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    I have never tried Annie's product but I would love to. Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 10:52 am
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    I would love the Family Size Frozen Shells & White Cheddar with Chicken Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 10:38 am
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    My kids love the bunny fruit snacks and the Organic Cinnamon Graham Crackers Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 10:23 am
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    I love Annie's products! And this recipe looks so yummy! Will def be trying this out soon! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 10:04 am
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    I've been buying the shells and white cheddar recently and my son loves it! I have to hide it in the pantry behind some other items or else he will beg for it all day once he sees it, lol Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 9:04 am
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    We love the Cheddar Squares! :) Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 8:25 am
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    I love their little bunny cracker mix that has the chocolate, graham and honey ones! Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 8:20 am
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    The favorite Annies product at our house is the Mac and Cheese! Although any of the bunnie shaped crackers come in a close second Reply
  • July 2, 2014 at 7:28 am
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    My children's favorite is the bunny fruit snacks, they love them as an afternoon snack. Reply
  • July 1, 2014 at 8:06 pm
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    The bunny fruit snacks are our faves. Reply
  • July 1, 2014 at 12:13 pm
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    I have done this with cheez its. But since switching to an all organic/non gmo diet I have not been able to do this anymore. I love Annie's products and have some cheese squares at home and I will defintely be remaking an old favorite, except now it has nutrients haha. Reply
  • July 1, 2014 at 8:31 am
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    I like the added twist of the cheddar crackers as the crust. Sounds delicious. Reply

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