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This make ahead sage apple stuffing can be prepared a day in advance for an easy and delicious Thanksgiving side dish. With so much flavor from the fresh herbs, apple and aromatics, this recipe is twice baked for a fun twist on an old classic.

Saving time and stress on Thanksgiving will allow you to fully enjoy the holiday, which is why you’re going to love this make ahead apple stuffing recipe! Follow this make ahead Thanksgiving meal plan to get even more organized, and don’t skip out on the dry brined turkey recipe because it’s absolutely delicious when paired with this apple stuffing.

This apple stuffing is bursting with flavor from the fresh herbs, and has the most delicious balance of sweet and savory that pairs perfectly with your Thanksgiving turkey. An essential side dish that adds so much texture to your Thanksgiving dinner, you’re going to love how easy it is to make this stuffing.

This recipe is twice baked; meaning we will prepare, bake, and cool it in the fridge overnight before baking again and serving. This step allows all of the herbs infuse into the bread, and gives the apple stuffing so much extra flavor. It also helps take a load of the work off on turkey day, so don’t skip the make ahead method!

Reasons you’ll ♡ this recipe

  • the bread absorbs so much extra apple, sage and rosemary flavor by sitting in the fridge overnight
  • you’ll do the bulk of the prep work for this apple stuffing the day before you serve it
  • it’s made with simple, wholesome ingredients that will pair perfectly with your turkey dinner
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