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Orange Glazed Chickens

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Ingredients
  Roasting chickens 8 Pound
  Apricot walnut stuffing 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Double orange glaze 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Rinse chickens inside and out with cold water, drain, then pat dry.
Make Apricot Stuffing: pack lightly into neck and body cavities.
Smooth neck skin over stuffing and skewer to back;twist wing tips flat against skewered neck skin; tie legs to tails with string.
Place chickens on a rack in a roasting pan brush with melted butter or margarine.
Roast in moderate oven (350°), basting several times with drippings in pan, 13/4 hours, or until chickens are almost tender.
While chickens cook, make Double Orange Glaze; brush part over each to coat generously.
Continue roasting, brushing twice with remaining glaze, 15 minutes, or until drumsticks move easily and chickens are richly glazed.
Remove to a heated large serving platter take out skewers and cut away strings.
Garnish platter with dried apricot halves topped with canned mandarin-orange segments, if you wish.
Carve chickens into serving-size pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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