Cornish Hens with Sweet Autumn Stuffing

Cornish Hens with Sweet Autumn Stuffing

If you've never tried making Cornish game hen before, why not start with this recipe for Cornish Hens with Sweet Autumn Stuffing? Paired with tart cranberries, crunchy nuts, and semi-sweet apples, this savory and sweet Cornish game hen recipe could be a great Thanksgiving feast alternative.


Cran-Apple Nut Stuffing serves 6-8 people.

Serves4 people


  • Cornish Game Honeyed Hens:
  • 2 premium all-natural Cornish hens
  • 1/8 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey (orange sage)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • ginger (to taste)
  • Cran-Apple Nut Stuffing:
  • 1 package seasoned stuffing
  • 1 Fuji apple, diced
  • 2/3 cup fresh whole cranberries
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/2 cup European style butter


Cornish Game Honeyed Hens:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a sauce pan, melt butter and stir in honey.
  3. Wash hens. Place in baking dish.
  4. Season hens. Bake for one and a half hours or until cooked. Baste periodically with honey butter.
  5. Cover with foil the last 10 to 15 minutes. (Use a meat thermometer; when it reads 180 degrees F, it’s done.)

Cran-Apple Nut Stuffing:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a frying pan, use a small bit of European style butter and sauté fruit, celery, and nuts.
  3. Put sautéed mixture in a glass baking dish. Pop into oven at 350 degrees F for about an hour.

Your Recently Viewed Recipes

Leave a Comment


Cancel Reply to Comment

Thanks for your comment. Don't forget to share!


Report Inappropriate Comment

Are you sure you would like to report this comment? It will be flagged for our moderators to take action.

Thank you for taking the time to improve the content on our site.

Join our community of 5 million cooks!

Thank You for Signing Up!
There was an issue signing you up. Please check your email address, and try again.

More from "Thanksgiving Recipes"

Close Window