Cranberry Pear Stuffing Recipe
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Cranberry Pear Stuffing Recipe

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Our family came up with this recipe when we decided to add something new to our traditional Thanksgiving menu. Now this tasty dressing has become a standard dish on our holiday table. —Juanita Haugen, Pleasanton, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 package (16 ounces) seasoned stuffing cubes
  • 1-1/2 cups dried cranberries
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped ripe pears
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup egg substitute

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 419 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 977mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 5g fiber), 9g protein.


  1. In a small saucepan, saute celery in butter until tender; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing cubes, cranberries, pears, pecans, parsley, poultry seasoning and pepper. Add the broth, egg substitute and celery mixture; toss until combined.
  2. Spoon into a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 325° for 50-60 minutes or heated through. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Pear Stuffing in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p116

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