Mini Thanksgiving Bites with Cranberry Glaze

A full Thanksgiving dinner with all the fixings in one bite!  

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°.
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water, milk and butter to a boil. Add instant mashed potatoes and stuffing. Mix together.
  3. Add turkey, cheddar cheese, salt and pepper to the potato and stuffing mixture. Stir until thoroughly combined.
  4. Roll into bite sized rounds and coat with bread crumbs.
  5. To a small pot, add 1 can of cranberry sauce, 1/4 cup water and 3 tablespoons of sugar, simmer on medium heat.
  6. Make a slurry out of 2 tablespoons of corn starch and 2 tablespoons of water, add to cranberry sauce.
  7. Boil the cranberry sauce for 5 minutes and reserve.
  8. Bake the rounds in the oven for 15 minutes.
  9. Serve with the cranberry glaze on the side.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Jared,
ALDI Test Kitchen

Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons water, divided

1 cup Friendly Farms 2% Milk

4 tablespoons Countryside Creamery Unsalted Butter

2 cups Chef’s Cupboard Instant Mashed Potatoes

6 ounces Chef’s Cupboard Chicken Stuffing Mix

2 cups Deli Premium Deli Sliced Turkey, diced

1/2 cup Happy Farms Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1/2 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt

1/2 teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Ground Black Pepper

1 cup Chef’s Cupboard Plain Bread Crumbs

14 ounces Sweet Harvest Jellied Cranberry Sauce*

3 tablespoons Baker’s Corner Granulated Sugar

2 tablespoons Baker’s Corner Corn Starch*

*These are Seasonal items that are only in stores for a limited time and may no longer be available.


Prep Time:
10 minutes

Cook Time:
10-15 minutes

Total Time:
20-25 minutes


Servings:
6-8