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Old-Fashioned Cracker Dressing

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars
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"This old-fashioned dressing is a great side dish for the Thanksgiving or alongside roast chicken. Made with saltine crackers, celery, onions, and herbs, it's simple and satisfying."
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Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 189
Original recipe yields 16 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly coat a baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion, celery, and 1 teaspoon salt in melted butter until onion begins to turn translucent, about 5 minutes. season with black pepper, sage, thyme, rosemary, and cayenne pepper; cook and stir about 1 minute.
  3. Remove skillet from heat and stir in chicken broth.
  4. Combine crushed crackers and onion mixture in a large bowl. Add egg and cream; mix until combined. Season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Spread cracker mixture evenly in a large baking dish and smooth the top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 189 calories; 9.6 21.9 3.7 28 670 Full nutrition

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Absolutely delicious. I initially had doubts about how it would turn out, however I followed the recipe strictly and it was wonderful. A hit at my families early Thanksgiving dinner. Thank you!

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Tried it and didn't like it. I don't care for the rosemary, sage, cayenne pepper, and thyme. They're overwhelming. The second time I made it, I used 4 eggs instead of one (it makes the dressi...

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Absolutely delicious. I initially had doubts about how it would turn out, however I followed the recipe strictly and it was wonderful. A hit at my families early Thanksgiving dinner. Thank you!

Just like Grandma use to make!!!!

I needed to use up some matzoh crackers, and subbed them for the saltines in this recipe. Poured mushroom soup over the top, baked it, and we ate it casserole style. Yum :)

This is what I remember growing up. Stuffing/dressing that was dense and moist and flavorful. Fantastic recipe. I would not change a thing!

I thought it was great. Nobody present had ever seen dressing like this so it was hard for them to accept and a few liked it. The kids couldn't take it. I even found a couple pieces in the freez...

This is the exact dressing that my Dad would make for Thanksgiving over 50 years ago. Everyone loved it. He was Lithuanian but I don't know where he got the recipe. This year I will be makin...

Tried it and didn't like it. I don't care for the rosemary, sage, cayenne pepper, and thyme. They're overwhelming. The second time I made it, I used 4 eggs instead of one (it makes the dressi...

I thought old fashioned cracker dressing was referring to the way the white folks made their dressing, so I had to check it out to expand my diversity training. It's delish!

Very nice dressing and easy to make. Nice change of pace anytime! Made it exactly as shown but added summer savory. Totally delicious.. Cooked just long enough for the top to be crispy and the...