16 Ways to Doctor Boxed Stuffing Mix

With turkey and pie prep, who has time for from-scratch stuffing? Skip the stress and use these brilliant shortcut ideas.

Unbeatable Bread Stuffing

"The cranberries, apples, rye bread and onions balance this stuffing out perfectly. This is the ultimate stuffing!"

-Andi of Longmeadow Farm

Baked Mushroom Stuffing

"This is the most-delicious stuffing! I'll be making it again and again. I used stuffing mix and followed the recipe exactly."

-bluemoon downunder

Easy Stuffing

"This was really easy to make and the results were fantastic! My family is very picky when it comes to side dishes, and they gobbled it up."

-Gene Hsiao

Elegant Stove Top Stuffing

"This is a great way to dress up boxed stuffing. I left out the butter and used half the oil, and it still came out perfectly."


Mom's Best Stuffing

What a creative way to combine a box stuffing mix with fresh ingredients, and to turn them into donuts!

Mom's Best Stuffing

"This is an excellent recipe for stuffing. I made it for Thanksgiving and I was pleased with the results."


Upgraded Stove Top Stuffing

"The raisins, apples, pecans and orange liqueur added a unique taste that really dressed this holiday stuffing up nicely."


Super Moist Stuffing for Cheaters

"This is a great way to dress up boxed stuffing. I left out the butter and used half the oil, and it still came out perfectly."


Cranberry & Walnut Stuffing

"This was very tasty. I used whole-wheat Stove Top and dried cherries instead of cranberries. It made for an excellent meal!"


Moist Sage Dressing

"Just awesome! I made this for Thanksgiving and received rave reviews."

-Chef #1240822

Cranberry, Sausage & Apple Stuffing

"This was a huge hit at our Thanksgiving dinner. I didn't find any sage sausage, so I used Italian — very flavorful and satisfying!"


Apple, Cranberry, Pecan Stuffing

Packed with all the flavors of fall, this is the perfect way to amp up Stove Top stuffing for your Thanksgiving feast.

Stove Top Cheater Stuffing

"I don't think I will make plain old Stove Top stuffing again. It was so easy to make this, and it tastes homemade."


Sausage Bread Dressing

A five-ingredient stuffing with only a few steps? We'll take it! Plus, it's easy to change up the flavor by using sweet or spicy sausage.

Slow Cooker Turkey & Stuffing

"This is the perfect Thanksgiving recipe for a smaller sized household. It was delicious."


Grandma's Thanksgiving Stuffing

"This was voted the best part of our Thanksgiving dinner."