Cranberry Cornish Hens

Cranberry Cornish Hens Recipe

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Vicki Butts (lazyme)


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.


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15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2
    cornish hens
  • 1 1-oz pkg
    dried onion and mushroom soup mix
  • 2 16-oz can(s)
    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

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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About Cranberry Cornish Hens

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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