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Desserts, Fruits, Herbs, Nuts

Cranberry Walnut Stuffin’ Muffins

Cook Time

45 minutes


Makes 12-14 muffins


  • 1 Loaf of Bread
  • 10 Tbsp of Butter
  • 2 Onions – chopped
  • 4 Celery Stalks – chopped
  • 2 Fennel Bulbs – chopped
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Sage
  • 1 Tbsp Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tbsp Bell’s Seasoning
  • 3/4 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/2 Cup Walnuts – chopped
  • 2 Cups Low Salt Chicken Broth or Vegetable Broth
  • 3 Eggs – beaten
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Cooking Oil Spray


  1. On the day you will prepare the stuffing, preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place the cubed bread in a big bowl and add the cranberries and walnuts.
  3. Melt 1 stick of butter and set aside.
  4. Melt the remaining 2 Tbsp of butter in a large skillet and add the onion, celery and fennel along with a 1/2 tsp salt and a several grinds of black pepper.
  5. Sauté over medium heat until translucent – about 10 minutes.
  6. Stir in the sage, thyme and Bell’s seasoning.
  7. Pour this mixture over the bread along with the melted butter, chicken stock, eggs, 1/2 tsp salt and several grinds of black pepper, toss well.
  8. Spray the muffin tin with cooking spray. Grab about 1 cup of stuffing in your hands and pressing firmly, allowing juices to be released start to form a ball about the size of a baseball and place each one in the well of a muffin tin.
  9. Bake for 45 minutes.
  10. Remove from the oven and allow to cool a bit, then gently ease each muffin out of the tin.

Makes 12-14 muffins


Two days before you will make the stuffing, cut the bread into cubes and put them in a paper bag so that it can dry out a little. Leave the the bag on your kitchen counter and give it a shake every now and then.