Cracker Barrel Country Store Style Cornbread Recipe

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  • 70 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 60 mins
  • Yield: 16 pieces (16 servings)
Ratings (8)

Now you can make your own Southern-style cornbread at home with this recipe from the popular down-home Cracker Barrel restaurant chain.

What You'll Need

  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped celery
  • 2 quarts of day old, grated cornbread
  • 1 quart of day old, grated biscuits
  • 1/4 cup dried parsley flakes
  • 2 tsp poultry seasoning
  • 2 tsp ground sage
  • 1 tsp coarse ground pepper
  • 4 ounces margarine
  • 1 quart (32 ounces) plus 1 (14-ounce) can chicken broth

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Mix onion, celery, grated cornbread, and biscuits, parsley, poultry seasoning, sage, and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Add melted margarine to the mixture. Stir until well blended.
  3. Add chicken broth to dry ingredients and mix well.The dressing should have a wet but not soupy consistency like a quick batter (or cornbread).
  4. Divide mixture evenly into two (8 x 8 inch) pans sprayed with non-stick spray.
  1. Bake uncovered for 1 hour until lightly brown on the top.
  2. Recipe may be doubled.

Tips for great dressing: Grate biscuits and corn muffins in a food processor until coarsely ground or using the largest holes on your hand grater. Substitute your own homemade chicken stock or stock for canned if you prefer.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 41
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 227 mg
Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 1 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)