Holiday Cornbread Dressings

The cornbread dressing may be a more important part of the holiday meal than the turkey or the dessert.  You’re guaranteed to get it right if you use any one of these tasty dressing recipes. 

  • Cornbread Dressing

    Cornbread Dressing

    Deliciously moist and perfectly seasoned, this five-star recipe really has no rivals. It does take a little extra time to prepare cornbread dressing from scratch, but it's definitely worth the effort, and freezes beautifully.
  • Cornbread Dressing with Chorizo and Apples
    Charles E. Walton IV

    Cornbread Dressing with Chorizo and Apples

    This cornbread dressing recipe starts with a package of corn muffin mix and features the additional flavor of chorizo sausage and chopped apple. You can make this dressing a day ahead, refrigerate, then reheat just before serving.
  • Cornbread Dressing
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford

    Cornbread Dressing

    Use your slow cooker to make this easy and filling side dish to serve with roasted turkey or your favorite roasted chicken recipe.
  • Shortcut Cornbread Dressing
    Oxmoor House

    Shortcut Cornbread Dressing

    Use a package of cornbread mix and a can of refrigerated biscuits to make this quick and easy cornbread dressing.
  • Sage Cornbread Dressing
    Beth Dreiling Hontzas

    Sage Cornbread Dressing

    The savory flavor of sage makes this cornbread dressing recipe distinctive and a perfect partner for a holiday turkey or ham.
  • Cornbread Dressing with Smoked Bacon and Pecans
    Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

    Cornbread Dressing with Smoked Bacon and Pecans

    Add extra flavor and crunch to your cornbread dressing this year with applewood-smoked bacon and toasted pecans.
  • Cornbread Dressing
    Howard L. Puckett

    Cornbread Dressing

    This cornbread dressing recipe is extra hearty because it includes hot breakfast sausage, and it contains chopped green bell pepper instead of celery.
  • Cornbread-Chorizo Dressing
    Lisa Romerein

    Cornbread-Chorizo Dressing

    Chopped chorizo sausage and fresh cilantro give this cornbread dressing its Mexican flair.
  • Sweet Cornbread Dressing
    Photo: J. Savage Gibson

    Sweet Cornbread Dressing

    The subtle sweetness of this dressing comes from the use of packaged corn muffin mix.
  • Country Cornbread Dressing
    Oxmoor House

    Country Cornbread Dressing

    To save time, purchase cornbread from your supermarket deli...just be sure that it's savory, not sweet, cornbread.
  • Moist Cornbread Dressing with Spicy Crawfish
    Oxmoor House

    Moist Cornbread Dressing with Spicy Crawfish

    Make the dressing the star of the meal when you add cooked, peeled crawfish to the cornbread stuffing mixture.
  • Cornbread Dressing

    Cornbread Dressing

    This classic dressing recipe makes one large pan and one smaller one, so you’ll be able to freeze one pan for another use.
  • Cornbread-Chestnut Dressing
    Photo: James Carrier

    Cornbread-Chestnut Dressing

    For a really special dressing for your holiday meal, use polenta cornbread and add roasted chestnuts and bacon.
  • Southwest Cornbread and Chorizo Dressing
    Monica Buck

    Southwest Cornbread and Chorizo Dressing

    Get out of your usual cornbread dressing rut and try this hearty version featuring chorizo sausage, butternut squash, mushrooms, fennel, and cilantro. This could almost be a one-dish holiday meal.
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    Antonis Achilleos

    Cornbread, Sausage, and Herb Stuffing

    This lightened version of traditional cornbread dressing uses either chicken or turkey sausage and fat-free, reduced sodium broth, and stone-ground cornmeal.

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