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Stuffing Baskets

 Stuffing Baskets
You won't find eggs and jelly beans in these appealing "Easter baskets", but you will enjoy delectable sliced mushrooms and pecan tidbits. Instant stuffing mix makes them a snap to prepare, and their fun shape won't soon be forgotten by your guests.
12 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms
  • 1 package (6 ounces) instant stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute green pepper in butter until crisp-tender.
  • Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid; set mushrooms aside. Add water to
  • liquid to measure 1-2/3 cups. Add to green pepper. Bring to a boil;
  • stir in the stuffing mix.
  • Remove from the heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Add
  • mushrooms and pecans; fluff with a fork. Spoon into paper-lined
  • muffin cups; pack lightly. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes.
  • Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 129 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 342 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.