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Thanksgiving Bites with Cranberry Glaze

Thanksgiving Dinner with all the fixings in one bite. Recipe from Adapted from ALDI

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons water, divided
  • 2 cups Instant Mashed Potatoes
  • 6 oz box Chicken Stuffing Mix
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 2 cups Turkey, Deli sliced or cooked, diced
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup Bread crumbs
  • 1 14 oz can Jellied Cranberry Sauce
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees and spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  2. In a large saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups water to boil
  3. Add instant potatoes, stuffing, milk and butter. Mix together
  4. Add turkey, cheddar cheese, eggs, salt and pepper. Stir until well combined.
  5. Roll into bite sized balls and coat with bread crumbs. Place on a cookie sheet.
  6. In a small saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, 1/2 cup water and 3 tablespoons sugar, simmer over medium heat.
  7. Combine 2 tablespoons corn starch and 2 tablespoons water, whisk making a thickener
  8. Add to cranberry sauce, boil for 5 minutes, remove from heat and set aside.
  9. Bake the bites at 450 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown
  10. Serve with Cranberry Glaze


This recipe is perfect as an appetizer or a great way to use up leftovers after your Thanksgiving feast.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes