Try pairing Bacon, Pear & Walnut Stuffing with other seasonal favorites at your next big holiday meal. Bacon brings the savory flavors while pears and a drizzle of maple syrup add a dash of sweetness to this easy-to-make walnut stuffing.
Place 3 bacon slices in single layer on bottom of medium skillet. Weave 3 of the remaining bacon slices through bacon slices in skillet to resemble lattice pattern. Cook on medium heat 8 min. or until crisp, turning over after 5 min. Carefully remove bacon from skillet; drain on paper towels.
Chop remaining bacon slices; cook in same skillet 5 min. or until crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove bacon from skillet with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Discard drippings. Add pears to skillet; cook and stir 5 min. or just until tender.
Prepare stuffing mixes in large saucepan as directed on package; stir in chopped cooked bacon, pears and nuts. Spoon into serving dish; drizzle with syrup. Top with bacon lattice.
How to Make a Lattice Design
Make lattice design with bacon by folding back alternate bacon slices as each cross slice is added, keeping bacon slices close together to make solid layer of bacon.
How to Toast Nuts
To easily toast nuts, spread them into single layer in baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 8 to 10 min. or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
Substitute maple-flavored syrup or pancake syrup for maple syrup.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 1.5g
Total Carbohydrates 23g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
16 servings, 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.