cranberry cornish hens

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By Vicki Butts (lazyme)
from Grapeview, WA

From Kraft Foods, this sounds easy and good. Sounds like it would make a good 'small' Thanksgiving day dinner if you're not cooking a turkey.

serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For cranberry cornish hens

  • 2
    cornish hens
  • 1 1-oz pkg
    dried onion and mushroom soup mix
  • 2 16-oz can
    whole berry cranberry sauce, reserve 1/2 cup for later
  • 1
    green apple, cut into wedges
  • 1
    red apple, cut into wedges
  • 1 c
    fresh cranberries
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How To Make cranberry cornish hens

  • 1
    Place Cornish hens in slow cooker.
  • 2
    Sprinkle onion and mushroom soup mix over all.
  • 3
    Spoon whole-berry cranberry sauce over hens, placing 1/2 cup of reserved berry sauce in refrigerator for later use.
  • 4
    Cook on Low for 8 hours.
  • 5
    Remove hens from slow cooker and spoon on reserved cranberry sauce.
  • 6
    Surround hens with green and red apple wedges, then sprinkle fresh cranberries around apple wedges.

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