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southern cornbread dressing

Recipe by
mary hendricks
conyers, GA

This was the kids fathers grandmothers recipe. Simple and easy is sometimes the best. I grew up on the bread type dressing it was when I got married I was introduced to cornbread dressing. Had to make both types for my family they couldn't choose between the 2.

yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For southern cornbread dressing

  • 2
    cornbread ( recipe for is posted you will need 2)
  • 5
    hard boiled eggs
  • 1
    onion chopped
  • 1 - 2 qt
    chicken or turkey stock
  • 2 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 2 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make southern cornbread dressing

  • 1
    Prepare cornbread and allow to sit out for 1 -2 days to dry out. . it needs to be thoroughly dried out
  • 2
    Break dried cornbread and place in bowl
  • 3
    Cook chopped onions until clear add to broken up cornbread
  • 4
    Sprinkle herbs on cornbread and onions
  • 5
    Chop eggs and put in cornbread mixture and mix up
  • 6
    Pour 1 qt of stock onto cornbread mixture . continue adding until mixture is thoroughly soaked
  • 7
    Place in 9 x 13 greased pan and oat down. You can add a bit ore stock if you see its not soaked
  • 8
    Cover and bake 350° for 45 minutes
  • 9
    Uncover and bake until golden and it is not mushy when touched