Saltine cracker dressing is a retro, mid-modern, in the bird stuffing. All the ingredients can be prepared ahead of time, placed in plastic Ziploc bags in the refrigerator, and mixed the morning of Thanksgiving to be stuffed in the bird. The saltine crackers used in this recipe instead of other bread, have to be crushed, and this can take some time. As with many side dishes, this is one that is easily prepared the day or two before for easy preparation on Thanksgiving morning.
Before I was married, I had never heard of a saltine cracker stuffing for a Thanksgiving turkey. Stuffing on Thanksgiving day was never one of my favorite dishes however once I was in her dues to the saltine cracker recipe, it became one of my favorites. This dressing is full of flavor but more crunchy than a lot of soggy dressings. If traditional stuffing is not your favorite you might want to give this one a try. It looks a little strange mixed in the bowl, but once it is removed from the bird it is moist, flavorful, and delicious.
I would recommend that you always purchase fresh saltine crackers from the grocery store, and don’t use the boxes of crackers that you have had for a while. The fresher the cracker the more flavorful stuffing for the Retro Mid Mod Cracker Stuffing Dressing Thanksgiving Turkey.
- 4 sleeves of Saltine Crackers crushed
- 4 stocks Celery chopped
- 1/2 bunch Parsley chopped
- 2 Onions chopped
- 4 eggs beaten until foamy
- Mild to make moist
- Mix all the cracker, celery parsley and onion together, stir in the eggs and add milk to make a moist mixture.
- Stuff in your Turkey and Bake for the amount of time for the size of your turkey.
- If you have more stuffing than what fits in the bird, or do not want to put this in your bird, you can put this in a oiled baking dish and cook at 350° for 40 minutes. You may have to add some additional milk to keep the mixture most before you bake it. Always test to make sure middle is cook well done).