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The Best Stuffing (And Dressing) Recipes To Make This Thanksgiving

You know you want it. Now find out how to make it better.
11/21/2012 01:41pm ET | Updated November 16, 2016

No matter how creamy mashed potatoes can be, how sweetly caramelized the marshmallow topping is on top of the sweet potato casserole, or how perfectly crisp and juicy the bird came out, when it comes to the most cherished food at the Thanksgiving table, none of those dishes can compete with the place stuffing holds in people's hearts.

Stuffings and dressing are the star of this holiday -- and our Thanksgiving deathmatch is proof of that. To make sure you don't foil the best dish at your Thanksgiving feast, we found 25 recipes that will make you proud. From the traditional herbed stuffing to spicy cornbread renditions, there's a recipe here for all of you stuffing and dressing lovers out there. Which is, you know, everyone.

1
Spicy Chorizo Cornbread Sage Dressing
Boulder Locavore
Get the Spicy Chorizo Cornbread Sage Dressing recipe from Boulder Locavore
2
Kale, Dried Porcini Mushroom And Pine Nut Stuffing
Cafe Johnsonia
3
Traditional Bread Stuffing
Brown Eyed Baker
Get the Traditional Bread Stuffing recipe from Brown Eyed Baker
4
Challah, Mushroom And Celery
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Challah, Mushroom, and Celery recipe from MrsWheelbarrow via Food52
5
Buffalo Cheddar Beer Bread Stuffing
Half Baked Harvest
Get the Buffalo Cheddar Beer Bread Stuffing recipe from Half Baked Harvest
6
Cornbread Sausage Stuffing With Leeks, Pecans And Dried Cranberries (Gluten-Free)
Cafe Johnsonia
7
Pretzel Bread Quinoa Stuffing With Garlic Butter Mushrooms
How Sweet It Is
8
Sheet Pan Stuffing With Brussels Sprouts And Pancetta
Alexandra Stafford/Food52
Get the Sheet Pan Stuffing with Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta recipe from Alexandra Stafford via Food52
9
Southwest Cornbread Stuffing
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Southwest Cornbread Stuffing recipe from A Spicy Perspective
10
Stuffing In A Bundt Pan
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Stuffing in a Bundt Pan recipe from A Spicy Perspective
11
Bacon And Bourbon Stuffing
A Beautiful Mess
Get the Bacon And Bourbon Stuffing recipe from A Beautiful Mess
12
Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins
Feasting At Home
Get the Thanksgiving Stuffing Muffins recipe from Feasting At Home
13
Pumpkin Cornbread Stuffing With Country Sausage And Sage
The View From The Great Island
Get the Pumpkin Cornbread Stuffing with Country Sausage and Sage recipe from The View From The Great Island
14
Prune And Apple Stuffing
James Ransom/Food52
Get the Prune and Apple Stuffing recipe from Amanda Hesser via Food52
15
Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprout, And Bread Stuffing With Apples
Food52
16
Stuffing Muffins With Apple And Pancetta
A Spicy Perspective
Get the Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Pancetta recipe from A Spicy Perspective
17
Wild Rice Stuffing
Simply Recipes
Get the Wild Rice Stuffing recipe from Simply Recipes
18
Cornbread Stuffing With Green Chiles
Bella Eats
19
Savory Leek Bread Pudding
Feasting At Home
Get the Savory Leek Bread Pudding recipe from Feasting At Home
20
Quinoa, Sweet Potato And Dried Cranberry Stuffing
With Style & Grace
21
Sourdough Parmesan Artichoke Stuffing
That's Some Good Cookin'
Get the Sourdough Parmesan Artichoke Stuffing recipe from That's Some Good Cookin'
22
Pancetta And Sage Stuffing Muffins
Adrianna Adarme
Get the Pancetta and Sage Stuffing Muffins recipe from A Cozy Kitchen
23
Sausage And Bread Stuffing
David Malosh/Food & Wine
Get the Recipe for Sausage and Bread Stuffing from Food & Wine
24
Sticky Rice Dressing
Con Poulos/Food & Wine
Get the Recipe for Sticky Rice Dressing from Food & Wine
25
Grandy's Sausage Stuffing
Bobbi Lin/Food52
Get the Grandy's Sausage Stuffing recipe from Cara Nicoletti via Food52

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