Apricot-glazed cornish hens

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Stuffing, herb-seasoned
¼ cup Water
2 tablespoons Butter; melted
2 Cornish hens; 1-lb. each
½ cup Preserves, apricot
½ cup Water
¾ ounce Gravy mix, brown
dash Cloves, ground

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

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