Apple And Cranberry Stuffing Recipe

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Apple and cranberry stuffing

sherry monfils


Ths is the epitome of holiday stuffing. It's one of my favorites.

★★★★★ 1 vote
30 Min
1 Hr


1 pound loaf country style bread, cut inyo 1/2" cubes
8 Tbsp
unsalted butter
2 large
onions, finley chopped
celery ribs, with some leaves, finely chopped
2 large
granny smith apples, cored and diced
1 tsp
dried sage
1 tsp
dried thyme
1/2 tsp
salt and pepper to taste
1 c
dried cranberries
1/3 c
minced parsley
1-1/2 c
lower-sodium chicken broth, heated


1Heat oven to 325. Spread bread on 2 jelly-roll pans. Bake, stirring a couple of times, for about 20 mins. Reserve. Spray a 4-quart baking dish w/ cooking spray. In lg skillet over medium heat, melt 2 tbsp butter. Add onions and celery. Saute, stirring, untill softened, about 10 mins. Transfer to lg bowl.
2Return skillet to medium heat, add 1 tbsp butter. Add apples, saute until glazed and brown. Add apples to onion mix. Stir in sage, thyme and nutmeg. Add salt and pepper to taste.
3In same skillet, melt remaining butter over medium heat. Stir in cranberries, parsley and reserved bread. Add to apple mix, toss to blend. Moisten w/ broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring to mix. Transfer stuffing to baking dish. Cover lightly w/ foil, bake 40 mins. Uncover and bake about 20 mins, or until browned and crisp on top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides, Other Breads
Other Tag: Healthy