Apple & Apricot Stuffing

Total Time

Prep: 30 min. Bake: 45 min.


16 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
I found my stuffing recipe in a magazine years ago and made a few tweaks. I took out the pork sausage, and everyone likes the simpler version that features fruit and veggies. —Jeanne Horn, Duluth, Minnesota
Apple & Apricot Stuffing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 cups cubed Italian bread
  • 5 cups cubed whole wheat bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 small apples, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place bread cubes on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 18-20 minutes or until toasted. Cool on baking sheets.
  2. In a Dutch oven, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. Add apples, apricots, parsley and bread cubes. Stir in broth and melted butter. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  3. Bake, covered, 35 minutes. Uncover; bake 10-15 minutes longer or until lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 144 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.