I bake this roughly 12 times a year and folks say it’s the best thing I make!

Indulge in the heartwarming flavors of Mama’s Cornbread Dressing, a cherished recipe passed down through generations. This soul-soothing dish is a perfect addition to your holiday feast or any family gathering. Let’s dive into the step-by-step guide to crafting this culinary masterpiece.


Dry Cornbread Mix 32 ounces
Melted Butter 1/2 cup
Hard-Boiled Eggs 6 eggs
Onion 1, diced
Garlic 1 clove, minced
Celery 1, diced
Rubbed Sage 1 teaspoon
Chicken Broth 28 ounces
Turkey Stock 2 cups
Salt To taste
Pepper To taste


  1. Sauté Celery and Onion:
    • In a skillet, sauté diced celery and onion until tender and translucent.
  2. Prepare Cornbread:
    • Follow the instructions on the package to prepare 32 ounces of dry cornbread mix.
    • Allow the cornbread to cool, and then crumble it into a large mixing bowl.
  3. Preheat Oven:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  4. Combine Ingredients:
    • In the mixing bowl with crumbled cornbread, add sautéed celery and onion.
    • Include melted butter and hard-boiled eggs. Gently mix these ingredients.
  5. Season the Mixture:
    • Season the mixture with salt, pepper, and a teaspoon of rubbed sage. Mix gently.
  6. Gradually Add Broth:
    • Gradually add 28 ounces of chicken broth and 2 cups of turkey stock, one cup at a time.
    • Ensure the mixture is moist but not overly wet.
  7. Transfer to Oven-Safe Dish:
    • Transfer the stuffing mixture to a Dutch oven or the cavity of a turkey.
  8. Bake:
    • Bake for approximately 1 hour in the preheated oven or until the stuffing reaches an internal temperature of 175°F (80°C).

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