Traeger Kitchen


Turkey Stuffing Bacon Balls

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

25 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Apple

When your Thanksgiving feast has a cornucopia of leftovers, create these fun & delicious bacon wrapped stuffing bombs.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

8

Units of Measurement:

main
  • 1 Can (16 oz) cranberry sauce

  • 1 jalapeño, diced

  • 3 Cup prepared stuffing

  • 1 Cup shredded cooked turkey

  • 6 Slices bacon

Steps

  • 1

    In a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce and jalapenos. Bring to a boil over medium high heat then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook for 4-5 minutes then remove from the heat and allow to cool.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Can (16 oz) cranberry sauce

    • 1 jalapeño, diced

  • 2

    When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 375 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.
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  • 3

    Start by filling the palm of your hand with approximately 1/4 cup of the stuffing. Use your thumb to create an indentation. Fill the indentation with a heaping tablespoon of the shredded turkey and then close the stuffing all around to form into a ball.
    Ingredients
    • 3 Cup prepared stuffing

    • 1 Cup shredded cooked turkey

  • 4

    Wrap the ball of stuffing with a half a piece of bacon and hold in place with a toothpick, if necessary. Repeat until all of the bombs are made.
    Ingredients
    • 6 Slices bacon

  • 5

    When ready to cook, place the stuffing balls directly on the grill grate and cook for 25-30 minutes, turning once. The bacon should be crisp.
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  • 6

    Serve with cranberry jalapeno jelly. Enjoy!

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