Southern cornbread dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing Recipe

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mary hendricks


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.


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10 Min
1 Hr


  • 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

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About Southern cornbread dressing

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Heirloom

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