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Cornish Hens with Garlic Cream Cheese

Rated as 4.74 out of 5 Stars

"Scrumptious Cornish hen recipe using garlic and herb seasoning mixed with cream cheese. Serve with warm French bread, spreading the cheese on the bread."
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 566 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line the inside of a roasting pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Place hens, breast-side up, in the prepared roasting pan.
  3. Mix 1 tablespoon garlic and herb seasoning with 1 package cream cheese in a bowl. Stuff cream cheese mixture in 1 hen. Repeat with 1 tablespoon garlic and herb seasoning and remaining 1 package cream cheese; stuff the second hen.
  4. Brush hens with melted butter; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon garlic and herb seasoning. Season with salt. Cover hens with aluminum foil.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour. Remove aluminum foil and bake until no longer pink at the bone and the juices run clear, about 15 more minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the thigh, near the bone, should read 165 degrees F (74 degrees C).

Footnotes

  • Partner tip: Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 566 calories; 52.4 g fat; 3 g carbohydrates; 21.3 g protein; 206 mg cholesterol; 389 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe was super simple and had great flavor. I served with french bread as suggested and it was great with the cream cheese. I used cream cheese with 1/3 less fat and I couldn't even tel...

Most helpful critical review

Made this recipe as written, with no changes. Actually, we were disappointed. Will not be making this again.

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This recipe was super simple and had great flavor. I served with french bread as suggested and it was great with the cream cheese. I used cream cheese with 1/3 less fat and I couldn't even tel...

This recipe turned out great. The only thing I did different was that I was able to split an 8oz package of cream cheese between 3 game hens because I couldn't fit anymore than that inside of th...

Out of this world indeed! I marinaded the cornish hens with garlic,rosemary,salt,white wine and Kansas steak seasoning for 4 hours before cooking. Mouthwatering taste. Highly recommended.

This was a delicious recipe! I did however only use one package of cream cheese. I also added some McCormick Montreal chicken seasoning to my cream cheese!

Loved this!! I've been making cornish hens for Valentines for so many years with the same recipe thought I'd try something different. This is the one for me ... easy, fast, and YUMMY!!!!!

This was easy and turned out fine. The meat was moist and juicy. I did have to turn on the broiler for the last couple of minutes to get it brown.

I made this recipe exactly as written. It was so yummy! We had crusty french bread to dip in the cream cheese mixture and a salad. I will definitely make this again

SO good! I will definitely be making this again!

OMG! Just made this for Thanksgiving. IT IS WONDERFUL! I have never wrote a review on this site but I had to take the time to do this one. Thank you sooo much for sharing this.