Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing

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Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing – An easy, traditional, old-fashioned, homemade stuffing recipe. Simple ingredients in a delicious Thanksgiving side everyone will love!

How to make Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing with simple, delicious ingredients. Perfect Thanksgiving side dish the whole family will love. Easy recipe!

Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing will most definitely be on our Thanksgiving (and maybe even Christmas) table this year. This is the first stuffing I’ve ever made, and it came together in a most delicious way!

While I grew up on both bread “dressing” (as my grandma called it… It was “dressing”) and my mom’s cornbread stuffing, Dan grew up eating bread stuffing. It’s his favorite kind of stuffing. So, I really wanted to try and create something similar to what he was used to.

The ingredients for this are really simple, but it really is so flavorful… The most expensive ingredient will likely be the walnuts. Thankfully, you don’t need a lot of them.

And stuffing is really not that hard to make. I don’t know why I thought it was going to be a long, drawn-out, complicated process. Because it’s totally not.

Make a classic Thanksgiving side dish with this old-fashioned homemade recipe for Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing. Delicious stuffing recipe that’s also easy to make!

And if you have leftover stuffing, you can totally make these delicious leftover turkey stuffing crescent roll appetizers and leftover ham and stuffing crescent rolls for your holiday party!

Tips for how to make Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing

  • Pre-heat the oven to 350°.
  • Cube 1 whole loaf of bread and set aside.
  • Wash the celery and apples.
  • Chop the celery, onion, and apples.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet.
  • Sauté the celery, onion, and apples in the butter for about 5 minutes.
  • Mix the sautéed mixture with the cubed bread in a large bowl, making sure all of the bread is moistened.
  • Add sage, parsley, salt, and pepper to the mixture. Stir well.
  • Finally, add the walnuts to the mixture and mix well.
  • Spray a large casserole dish, preferably a 13″x9″ dish with cooking spray.
  • Add the stuffing mixture to the dish.
  • Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes.
  • Cover with foil and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven, and serve while warm.

It pairs deliciously well with Maple Bourbon Brined Roasted Turkey or a Pineapple Honey Glazed Ham.

Easy recipe for Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing, classic, delicious, homemade side dish recipe for your Thanksgiving table.

Looking for more Thanksgiving side dish recipes?

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Creamy Bacon Corn Casserole

Easy Broccoli Salad with Bacon and Cauliflower

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Homemade Ham Gravy

Homemade Turkey Gravy

Instant Pot Southern Green Beans

Grandma’s Homemade Dinner Rolls

Honey Glazed Carrots with Rosemary

You’ll find plenty more inspiration on my lists of favorite Thanksgiving Recipes and Christmas Recipes, as well as our favorite apple recipes!

Tools you may need to make Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing

Cutting Board – for cubing the bread.

Bread Knife – for cubing the bread.

Iron Skillet – for sautéing the vegetables.

Wood Spatula – for sautéing the vegetables.

Large Mixing Bowl – for mixing up the stuffing.

Herbs – You’ll need sage and parsley.

Walnuts – to add into the stuffing mixture.

Casserole Dish – for baking the stuffing.

Aluminum Foil – for covering while baking.

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Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing

Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing, an easy, traditional, old-fashioned, homemade recipe. Simple ingredients in a delicious Thanksgiving side everyone will love!

Cuisine Side Dish
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf of bread
  • 3 stalks celery
  • 1/2 large onion
  • 1 cup apples chopped
  • 2 sticks salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • Dash of salt
  • Dash of pepper
  • 1 cup walnuts

Instructions

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 350°.
  2. Cube 1 whole loaf of bread and set aside.
  3. Wash the celery and apples.
  4. Chop the celery, onion, and apples.
  5. Melt the butter in a skillet.
  6. Sauté the celery, onion, and apples in the butter for about 5 minutes.
  7. Mix the sautéed mixture with the cubed bread in a large bowl, making sure all of the bread is moistened.
  8. Add sage, parsley, salt, and pepper to the mixture. Stir well.
  9. Finally, add the walnuts to the mixture and mix well.
  10. Spray a large casserole dish, preferably a 13"x9" dish with cooking spray.
  11. Add the stuffing mixture to the dish.
  12. Bake uncovered for about 20 minutes.
  13. Cover with foil and bake an additional 15 minutes.
  14. Remove from the oven, and serve while warm.

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Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing, an easy, traditional, old-fashioned, homemade recipe. Simple ingredients in a delicious Thanksgiving side everyone will love!

Classic Thanksgiving side dish recipe, Apple Walnut Bread Stuffing. So delicious and easy to make. So not as complicated as I thought!