Southern Corn Bread Dressing

  • Yield: 12 to 15 servings


6cups crumbled corn bread
4 1/2cups dry white bread crumbs
8cups chicken or turkey broth
1cup (2 sticks) butter, melted
1cup finely chopped onion
1cup finely chopped celery
2tablespoons sage
2tablespoons sugar
1tablespoon salt
2teaspoons pepper
8-- eggs, beaten


  1. Combine the corn bread and white bread in a bowl and mix well.  Stir in the broth, butter, onion, celery, sage, sugar, salt and pepper.  Add eggs and mix well.  Add additional broth if mixture appears dry.  Spoon into a buttered baking dish.  Bake at 400F for 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Recipe reprinted with permission from Mother’s Finest Catering’s Mother’s Finest: Southern Cooking Make Easy (2002).


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