Stuffing Muffins with Sausage, Apples and Cranberries

These Stuffing Muffins are delicious, easy to eat, and a fun twist on a classic Thanksgiving stuffing recipe. Made with gluten-free bread and loaded with flavor from sausage, apples, cranberries & warming spices. They’re a perfect kid-friendly side dish for your holiday dinner or any chilly Fall night.

gluten free stuffing muffins with sausage, apples and cranberries

Gluten-Free Stuffing Muffins

No Thanksgiving table is complete without stuffing, and no one should have to miss out on this ultimate comfort food because you are gluten-free! 🙌

If you or your child has Celiac Disease, you may be packing some of your own safe food to bring to your family’s holiday dinner, a Friendsgiving, or you just want to bring a delicious gluten-free side dish to share 🥰

Either way, these individual stuffing muffins made with @scharglutenfree Artisan Bread are perfectly portable and loaded with kid-friendly flavors- sausage, apples and cranberries 😋 There’s always something fun about having your food in mini portions! Plus, you don’t have to worry about anyone digging into a casserole dish with a contaminated serving spoon 🚫

How to Make this Gluten-Free Stuffing Muffin Recipe

  1. Cut a loaf of gluten-free bread into small cubes.  Bake them in the oven for about 20 minutes to dry and toast the bread.
  2. Sauté the oil, sausage, onion, garlic and celery in a skillet until softened. Add the seasonings and apples. Add everything to the bread cubes in a large bowl and stir in dried cranberries.
  3. Whisk together the broth and eggs. Pour over the bread mixture and toss until everything is moistened.
  4. Spoon the stuffing mixture into a greased muffin tin. Bake and serve.

Have you tried this recipe? Be sure to tag me on instagram @thrivingglutenfree so I can see how it turned out!

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Stuffing Muffins with Sausage, Apples & Cranberries

These Stuffing Muffins are delicious, easy to eat, and a fun twist on a classic Thanksgiving stuffing recipe. Made with gluten-free bread and loaded with flavor from sausage, apples, cranberries & warming spices. They're a perfect kid-friendly side dish for Thanksgiving or any chilly Fall night.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, gluten-free
Keyword: apples, chicken sausage, cranberries, gluten-free bread, schar gluten free, stuffing
Servings: 18
Author: Thriving Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf Schar Gluten-Free Artisan White Bread
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 lb Ground Italian Sausage
  • 3 ribs Celery diced
  • 1 small Sweet Onion diced
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Granny Smith Apple peeled & diced
  • cups Broth chicken or vegetable
  • 2 Eggs
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Ground Sage
  • 1 tsp Dried Rosemary
  • 1 tsp Dried Thyme

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 300°. Cut bread in small cubes then spread in an even layer on a baking sheet and toast for about 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet and cook & crumble sausage.
  • Drain any grease if necessary then add celery, onion and garlic about 2-3 minutes until tender.
  • Add seasonings then stir in diced apples.
  • Transfer mixture to a large bowl then add dried cranberries.
  • Mix together the eggs and broth in a separate bowl then pour over the stuffing mixture, tossing until everything is moistened.
  • Raise oven temperature to 375° and grease muffin tins. Spoon mixture into greased muffin cups. Gently press stuffing cups and form slightly mounded tops. Bake for 25-30 minutes.

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