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Pumpkin Bread & Pear Stuffing

 Pumpkin Bread & Pear Stuffing
Pumpkin quick bread and ginger ale give this stuffing a fun fall flavor. For me, this dish represents all the sweet and spicy aromas of Thanksgiving. —Claudia Dionne, Nashua, New Hampshire
16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium pears, peeled and chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 11 cups seasoned stuffing cubes
  • 4 cups cubed pumpkin quick bread (about 12 ounces)
  • 2-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup ginger ale

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute pears and onion in butter until tender.
  • Transfer to a large bowl. Add the stuffing cubes, bread cubes, broth
  • and ginger ale; toss gently to coat. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x
  • 9-in. baking dish.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 15-20
  • minutes longer or until heated through. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup
  • each).