Maple Apple Sausage Stuffing
1 package Premium Pork Maple Sausage
1½ cups chopped celery
2 Granny Smith apples, cut into ½-inch cubes
1 onion, chopped
1 bag (14 ounces) cubed herb seasoned stuffing mix
2 cups apple juice
¾ cup dried cranberries
1 egg, lightly beaten
¾ cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 325°F. Cook sausage, celery, apples and onion in large stockpot over MEDIUM-HIGH heat 8-10 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
Add stuffing mix, apple juice, cranberries and egg; mix just until blended.
Pour into greased 13x9-inch baking dish; cover.
Bake 45 minutes; sprinkle with pecans, if desired. Bake, uncovered, minutes or until stuffing is thoroughly heated and nuts are lightly toasted.