Cornbread Stuffing with Chestnuts & Bacon

Cornbread Stuffing with Chestnuts & Bacon


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Easy to make and mouthwateringly good, this savory stuffing gets a touch of sweetness from dried cherries. It makes a great addition to your holiday menu, but it's simple enough for weeknight dinners too!

Time needed

20 min preparation + 30 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

6 servings


  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 1 med. onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 1/2 C. Swanson® Chicken Broth (Regular, Natural Goodness® or Certified Organic)
  • 1 pkg. (8 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Cornbread Stuffing
  • 1/2 C. drained chopped jarred chestnuts
  • 1/4 C. coarsely chopped dried cherries
  • 1/4 C. cooked crumbled bacon


Heat the butter in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add the onion and celery and cook until the vegetables are tender-crisp. Remove the saucepan from the heat.

Add the broth, stuffing, chestnuts, cherries and bacon to the saucepan and mix lightly.  Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole.  Cover the casserole.

Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until the stuffing mixture is hot.