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Thanksgiving Stuffing recipes

For many of us, Thanksgiving is really all about the stuffing. Here, you’ll find classic stuffing recipes that remind you of your childhood along with a few twists. Get inspired by our favorites or use the Recipe Maker to create your own ultimate stuffing made with your favorite bread, herbs, and flavorings.


Harvest Bread Stuffing

The secret to achieving the right hearty (but not heavy) texture for this stuffing is to use good-quality whole-grain bread.

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Sourdough Bread Stuffing with Pecans & Cranberries

This buttery sourdough stuffing can be made vegetarian-friendly by swapping out chicken broth for vegetable broth.

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Rustic Bread Stuffing with Dried Cranberries & Hazelnuts

Classic oyster stuffing gets reinterpreted without seafood—oyster mushrooms bring fabulous texture and flavor to this chunky, savory side.

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New England Bread Stuffing

Diced apples, roasted chestnuts, and dried cranberries lend a touch of sweet to this traditional bread stuffing.

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Cornbread & Sausage Stuffing

Who says you have to make stuffing like the pilgrims did? For a stuffing with a bit of heat, use hot Italian sausage or even chorizo in this recipe.

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Classic Bread Stuffing

The first bite of this no-fuss classic stuffing takes you back to the Thanksgivings of your childhood. It's simple, flavorful, and bound to be on your most-requested list.

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Midwestern Bread Stuffing

This delicious bread stuffing is loaded with tasty morsels (ham, kale, dried cherries, parsnips), reflecting Midwest's agricultural bounty.

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Sauerkraut & Rye Bread Stuffing

Stuffing with sauerkraut? You bet. Serving sauerkraut is a mid-Atlantic holiday tradition, and this stuffing embraces it enthusiastically.

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California Bread Stuffing

Dried currants, almonds, and the surprising addition of mild, creamy goat cheese make this bread stuffing perfect.

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Italian Bread & Sausage Stuffing

This stuffing doesn't stop at bread, sausage and the usual lineup of aromatic vegetables; Marsala, fresh thyme and the optional chopped turkey liver give it deep, rich flavor.

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Bread Stuffing with Fresh Herbs

Warning: According to the ratings, you will want to make enough of this stuffing so that you have leftovers. You will be disappointed if you make only the amount you need for your Thanksgiving gathering.

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Herbed Bread Dressing with Bacon, Chestnuts & Prunes

Give your guests the stuffing they want, but add a few surprises, too. This stuffing is studded with unexpected—but welcome—flavors: chestnuts, bacon, and prunes.

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Fennel & Escarole Stuffing with Pine Nuts

Wine, not chicken broth, is the liquid in this flavorful stuffing, which does double-duty as a casserole for the vegetarians at the table.

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Apple, Leek, and Sage Stuffing

This crisp-on-the-top bread stuffing is similar to the classic but so much better thanks to additions like sweet apples, savory prosciutto, and zingy lemon zest. Plus, you can do most of the work (toast the bread cubes, sauté the vegetables, chop the prosciutto) up to 2 weeks ahead.

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