COOK and stir bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from skillet.
ADD chicken to reserved drippings in skillet; cook and stir 3 min. or until lightly browned, adding garlic for the last minute. Stir in broth and water; bring to boil. Add pasta and peas; cover. Simmer 10 min. or until pasta is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
ADD cooking creme, pepper and bacon; cook and stir 2 to 3 min. or until cooking creme is heated through.