Party Panache, Nutty Spinach Stuffing Bites

This is a fun and different little app to serve during the holidays.  You can use leftover stuffing or mix up a quick batch with a stuffing mix

nutty stuffing bites

My friend Lynn over at Happier than a Pig in Mud inspired me to try this.  I used her recipe and added nuts for added flavor and texture

mixed nuts

Kinda like a little surprise inside  🎉

 

stuffing

 

I made our favorite stuffing as a side dish for dinner one night and saved the leftovers to make these appetizer bites

 

celery

I like to add sauteed onion and celery to Pepperidge Farm Herb stuffing mix, and use chicken broth instead of water

 

 

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Eggs, Parmesan, spinach and a dash of garlic

 

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Mix it all together

 

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Mound a spoonful of stuffing around your nut of choice, pecan

 

pecan stuffing ball

Pistaschios

pistachio stuffing ball

Almonds

 

almond stuffing ball

Pine nuts

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Bake them on a parchment lined baking sheet

 

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Bake about 15 minutes or until golden

 

spinach stuffing balls

Nutty Spinach Stuffing Bites

  • Servings: 48 1 inch balls
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Print

1 10 oz. box frozen chopped spinach, thawed, drained and squeezed dry

3 cups prepared stuffing*

4 eggs, beaten

6 0z  grated Parmesan cheese

dash of garlic powder

pecans, cashews, pistachios, almonds, pine nuts, walnuts

Combine stuffing with eggs, cheese and garlic.  Use any nut, or combination of nuts, you like.  Form 1 inch balls with stuffing mix enclosing several nuts in the center.  Roll to shape into balls in the palm of your hand and place on a parchment lined baking sheet.  Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes, until set and starting to brown.  Serve warm.  Makes about 48 bites

*I used Pepperidge Farm Herb stuffing mix with sauted onions, green pepper and celery.  Stuffing should be moist not too dry

stuffing poppers

Enjoy!

for another printable version of Nutty Spinach Stuffing Bites click here

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10 Responses to “Party Panache, Nutty Spinach Stuffing Bites”
  1. Oh so simple and they look delish!

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  2. Mary says:

    I loved Lynn’s stuffing bites Jenna and the nut inside makes for a fun surprise! I could happily devour several with a glass of wine. I bet a cube of cheddar inside would be tasty too 🙂

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  3. Lynn says:

    I’m with Mary! A very nice little nosh indeed, love the nutty addition:@)

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  4. Judy Pimperl says:

    Oh, I can smell these baking now! I will most definitely have to try this one during the holidays.
    Judy

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  5. Such a clever little nugget! Love!

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  6. JESS44903 says:

    Holy cow…this sounds A-MAZING! 🙂 YUM!

    Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!

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  7. Julie says:

    Wow Jenna,
    You are amazing! This appetizer sounds so good for Thanksgiving. The hubs was walking by and saw this and said looks good everything I like! I want to make this for Thanksgiving!
    Thanks for sharing this recipe with us at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
    Enjoy the week.
    Julie xo

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