Baked Apricot Cornish Game Hens

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Another method of making a wonderful meal with Cornish Game Hens.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 Cornish hens
  • 1 cup Catalina dressing
  • 12 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sherry wine (optional)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste


  1. Wash Cornish Hens and pat dry.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Mix together Catalina dressing, apricot preserves, dry mustard and sherry in a separate bowl.
  4. Coat hens with 1/2 mixture.
  5. Place hens in a 13x9x2-inch baking dish that has been greased or sprayed.
  6. Bake uncovered at 350 for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and pour remaining sauce over hens.
  8. Reduce heat to 325, cover hens with foil continue to bake 45 minutes longer or until tender and golden.
  9. Serve with pan juices.

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