Makes about 8 cups

Prepare this as a side dish or stuff it into an 18-pound bird.

Butter (for the pan, if using)
10 ounces common crackers,
crumbled
3 cups boiling water
1 large onion, finely chopped
2 eggs
6 tablespoons butter, melted
2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
2 teaspoons salt
½ teaspoon pepper

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1. Set the oven at 375 degrees. Butter
an 8-inch square baking dish, if making
as a side dish.

2. In a large mixing bowl combine the crackers and boiling water. Stir well and set aside, stirring occasionally for at least 30 minutes.

3. Stir in the onion, eggs, butter, poultry seasoning, salt, and pepper.

4. Spoon the stuffing into a turkey and bake according to the turkey’s weight. For a side dish, transfer the stuffing to the baking dish and smooth the top. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is brown. Adapted from G.H. Bent Co.