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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen

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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 129 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 342mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Summy
    Nov 9, 2015

    I'm giving this 5 stars for the great idea...to bake stuffing in muffin cups. I adore stuffing, and I think this will be a great way to make extra at Thanksgiving, and freeze it in convenient serving sizes to enjoy later as a snack or sidedish. I always use pecans in my stuffing, so am glad to see that in the recipe too.

  • Orbs
    Oct 31, 2015

    What a great idea! I cut the recipe to fit into 3 paper-lined muffin cups. I made it with Marcona almonds and onions. Delicious! I will make this for Thanksgiving.