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Old 05-19-2005, 12:28 PM   #1
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Cornish Hens With Cherry Sauce Slow Cooker Tnt


4 Cornish hens
1 (6 oz.) package Stove Top cornbread stuffing
1 1/2 cups hot water
1/4 cup plus 2 TBSP. margarine or butter
3/4 cup red currant jelly
1/4 cup pitted dried red cherries, coarsely chopped
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground allspice

Thaw hens if frozen. Place a rack in a slow cooker.

In a medium bowl, combine stuffing mix with seasoning packet, water, and 1/4 cup of margarine/butter.

Stuff hens and place on rack in slow cooker.

In a small saucepan, combine jelly, cherries, remaining butter or margarine, lemon juice, salt and allspice. Cook over low heat, stirring until jelly is melted. Reserve 2/3 cup sauce. Brush remaining sauce on hens in cooker.

Cover and cook on low 6-7 hours. Serve whole or cut hens in half with kitchen shears. Spoon reserved sauce over hens at serving time. Yield: 4 servings.

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Old 05-19-2005, 01:56 PM   #2
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oh my gosh this sounds mouthwatering!
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Old 05-20-2005, 10:40 AM   #3
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I love serving Cornish Hens to guests. They are always so impressed and they are so easy to do.
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Old 10-10-2005, 12:02 PM   #4
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They sound mawwwwvellous!

Now I wish I had seen this thread earlier today... no time now, as my little hens need to be eaten for supper tonight...

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