southern style cornbread dressing

Southern-Style Cornbread Dressing

Serve this cornbread stuffing along side your turkey or chicken. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword cornbread dressing
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 16 people
Calories 435kcal
Author Emily Grace


  • 4 (6) oz pkgs cornbread baked & cubed
  • 2 cans biscuits baked & torn or cut into small pieces
  • 12 slices of bread toasted & torn or cut into small pieces
  • 6 onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cans chicken broth
  • 1 chicken bouillon cube
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp poultry seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp sage
  • 1/2 tbsp black pepper
  • 8 eggs beaten
  • 2 tbsp baking powder


  • Bake cornbread as directed on package. Bake biscuits as directed on package. Toast bread. Set aside to cool.
  • Saute chopped onions with 1/2 cup butter in a large stock pot over medium-low heat.
  • Add 2 cans of chicken broth and chicken bouillon cube, simmer till really soft.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cube the cornbread into small pieces. Tear the biscuits and bread into small pieces. 
  • Mix cubed cornbread, torn biscuits, and bread in a large bowl.
  • Add onion broth mixture + remaining can of broth, soup, milk, and seasoning. Be sure to taste- add more pepper, sage, etc now if needed.
  • Add beaten eggs and baking powder. If the mixture is too dry, add more chicken broth; you want it to be a moist, loose mixture.
  • Pour into two large casserole dishes that have been generously sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake at 375 degrees until browned, about 30-45 minutes. Cooking time depends on the depth of casserole dishes used and how brown you like your dressing.


We use Martha White Gladiola Yellow cornbread and Pillsbury Grands Jr. biscuits.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 435kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 126mg | Sodium: 1046mg | Potassium: 479mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 5.7mg | Calcium: 232mg | Iron: 3.4mg