Bowl O'Cherries Stuffing

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • 2 (6 ounce) bags Mrs. Cubbison's seasoned stuffing mix
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth (approximate)
  • 2 cups frozen pitted cherries, thawed and drained*

* or 2 cups canned pitted cherries, drained (sweet or sour)

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Liberally grease 2-quart casserole dish and set aside.
  2. Place butter or margarine in medium-size saucepan, and melt over medium heat.
  3. Add celery and onion and sauté 5 minutes, or until vegetables are soft.
  4. Stir in thyme and poultry seasoning.
  5. In large bowl, toss together stuffing mix, sautéed vegetables and broth.
  6. Gently stir in cherries.
  7. Transfer mixture to prepared dish, cover and bake 20 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.
  8. If crisp top is desired, uncover dish and bake 10 minutes more.

Yield: 6 - 8 servings

Source: Mrs. Cubbison's Best Stuffing Cookbook