Sunny Anderson's Second-Day Fried Stuffing Bites

Sunny Anderson's Second-Day Fried Stuffing Bites

Thanksgiving leaves us with lots of leftovers. This year, transform your day-old stuffing into golden-brown bites.

Sunny Anderson, host of the Food Network's "Home Made in America," showed us this quick and easy recipe that will make your leftover stuffing taste brand new.

"I even find myself making an extra tray of stuffing just so I can make these the next day," Sunny tells us.

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The best thing about them? You barely need to look at the recipe. Just watch the video above and try them at home. If you want to give them a twist, try adding meat, cheese or any ingredients you have on-hand. Serve them with Sunny's Cranberry-Pesto Sauce for a delicious day-after Thanksgiving treat.

But don't think you have to wait for Thanksgiving to try them — this recipe is bite-worthy any time of the year.

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Sunny Anderson's Second-Day Fried Stuffing Bites

Cooking Method: 
Appetizer, Entree
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cook Time: 
4 minutes
Total Time: 
14 minutes
4 to 6 servings
  • Leftover stuffing
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • 1 cup seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup walnuts
  • Oil, for frying
  1. Preheat oil to 350 F.
  2. Cut leftover stuffing into bite-sized balls and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl whisk eggs and milk. Coat each stuffing bite with this egg wash, then dredge in the bread crumbs until fully coated.
  4. Once oil is at temperature fry each piece of stuffing until golden brown about 4 minutes. Drain on a paper towel.
  5. In a food processor blend cranberry sauce, pepper and walnuts. Serve with hot stuffing bites.
Stuffing Bites

Fry your stuffing bites until they're golden brown.

Cranberry-Pesto Sauce

Serve them with Sunny Anderson's blitzed Cranberry-Pesto Sauce.

Fried Stuffing Bites

Enjoy the best bites of stuffing you'll ever have.

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Sunny Anderson

Check out more from Sunny Anderson on the Food Network's "Home Made in America."