Mom's Turkey Cooked in Reynolds Roasting/Cooking Bag

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Recipe by petlover

this is my favorite way to make turkey-comes out moist and wonderful

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 lb) whole turkey, fresh if possible
  • mccormicks roast chicken seasoning
  • 2 fresh lemons
  • 12 cup butter


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  2. Wash and pat dry Turkey in cold water.
  3. Place turkey in bag and bag into deep roaster.
  4. Cut 1 lemon into slices.
  5. put slices ( minus seeds) under turkey skin ( breast, thigh, wearever).
  6. Cut 2nd lemon in half.
  7. Squeeze out juice ( minus seeds)over top of turkey. Put empty lemon rind halfs into cavity.
  8. Liberally sprinkle the McCormick Chicken seasoning over the entire turkey ( I use 1/2 bottle per turkey ).
  9. Place stick butter on top of turkey.
  10. Close bag and tie-leave only a small amount of room between bag sides and turkey.
  11. Cut six slits into bag.
  12. Roast 2 1/2- 3hours or until turkey leg separates easily and meat falls off.
  13. Remove Turkey and let sit in bag ( in roaster also) fro at least 30 minutes befre slicing.

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