Turkey stuffing is a crowd-pleaser at any Thanksgiving meal, holiday or special dinner. Properly cooking a stuffed turkey requires a few simple steps, and once you master them, you'll be ready to cook a turkey masterpiece. Don't miss our turkey stuffing tips and FAQs below, and get inspired with Butterball turkey stuffing recipes.
Whether you call it stuffing or dressing, this is a staple for any holiday meal.
Stuff turkey with prepared ingredients right before cooking it, not in advance. Stuffing turkey the night before increases the risk of food-borne illness. See How To Stuff A Turkey for full instructions and helpful guidelines.
Can you cook stuffing in a turkey?
Yes, and it's delicious! But how you cook turkey stuffing is important. Use only cooked ingredients in turkey stuffing to reduce the risk of food-borne illness. Stuff the neck and cavity of a thawed turkey right before roasting and cook until the stuffing reaches an internal temperature of 165ºF.