Cornish Hens with Spicy Pecan-Cornbread Stuffing

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 55 Minutes


8 (1-to 1 1/2-pound) Cornish hens
Melted butter or margarine


Spoon about 1 cup Spicy Pecan-Cornbread Stuffing into each hen; close opening with skewers. Place hens, breast side up, in a roasting pan. Brush with butter.

Bake, covered, at 450° for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°, and bake 50 more minutes or until a meat thermometer inserted in stuffing registers 165°. Remove skewers, and serve.