|1 cup||Stuffing, herb-seasoned|
|2 tablespoons||Butter; melted|
|2||Cornish hens; 1-lb. each|
|½ cup||Preserves, apricot|
|¾ ounce||Gravy mix, brown|
Combine stuffing, ¼ cup water, and butter; mix well. Stuff hens with dressing, and truss securely. Place hens breast side up in a 9" square bking pan.
Combine preserves, ½ cup water, gravy mix, and cloves in a small saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until sauce reaches a boil. Spoon half of sauce over hens; use remainder for basting.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until juice runs clear when thigh is pierced with a fork; baste hens occasionally with sauce during baking.
SOURCE: Southern Living Magazine, April 1980. Typos by Nancy Coleman.
Submitted By NANCY COLEMAN On 01-27-95