Studded with chunks of apples and flavored with fresh sage, Apple Sage Stuffing Muffins are delicious and fun to eat too! An easy recipe for Thanksgiving, a homemade stuffing mixture is shaped like muffins and baked in the oven.
The holidays are a time to serve extra special recipes. Turning traditional Thanksgiving stuffing into cute muffins will definitely elevate your holiday menu to fun status!
I’m sure these apple muffins will be on your menu year after year! You can guarantee that the kids will definitely eat the stuffing this year!
You’ll have lots of fun eating your stuffing as muffins this Thanksgiving!
Oh, and don’t forget to drizzle your “muffins” with gravy and let the party begin!
If you prefer to serve a traditional stuffing recipe this year, we’ve got a recipe for that too! Apple Fig Stuffing is made with updated flavors. Apples and figs give this savory recipe the perfect hint of sweetness.
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How to make stuffing muffins
- prepare our stuffing recipe
- shape into muffins in a muffin tin
- bake ahead and serve at room temperature
- OR pop in the oven just before dinner and serve hot
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth
- Add chopped pears
- No fresh sage? Make with 1 teaspoon dried sage
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- fresh sage leaves
- chicken broth
- cube stuffing mix
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Studded with chunks of apples and flavored with fresh sage, Apple Sage Stuffing Muffins aredelicious and fun to eat too! An easyrecipe for Thanksgiving, a homemade stuffing mixtureis shaped like muffins and baked in the oven.
- 6 Tbs. butter
- 2 apples, cored and chopped, 2 cups
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 Tbs. chopped fresh sage leaves OR 1 tsp. dried sage
- 6 cups cubes stuffing mix
- 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
- 3 eggs , lightly beaten
Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a //z-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/onejs?MarketPlace=US" rel="nofollow">12-cup muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray.
In large non-stick skillet melt butter over medium-high heat.
Cook apples, onion, celery and sage until just tender, about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and stir in stuffing mix and broth, stirring until mixture is completely moistened. Let cool slightly then stir in beaten eggs.
Press mixture into prepared muffin tins, mounding up on top and dividing evenly.
Bake 25 minutes or until set.
Let stand on wire rack minutes. Loosen stuffin’ muffins around edges with a sharp paring knife and remove. Serve warm or at room temperature.
Makes 12 muffins.
First Published: November 23, 2016… Last Updated: November 4, 2020