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Cranberry Glazed Roast Turkey

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Ingredients
  Frozen stuffed turkey 1
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (1 Stick)
  Canned jellied cranberry sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Marjoram leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
Directions

1. Remove frozen, stuffed turkey from wrapper; place turkey, breast up, on a rack in a roasting pan; coat with soft butter or margarine.
2. Roast in slow oven (325°) for turkey cooked in an uncovered pan, and basting every hour with buttery drippings in pan for 5 1/2 hours.
3. Pour off the pan drippings into a small bowl; measure 6 tablespoonfuls into a small saucepan; set the remaining aside for making gravy, if you wish.
4. Stir cranberry and Worcestershire sauces and marjoram into drippings in the saucepan; heat, stirring constantly, just to boiling. Brush part over turkey.
5. Continue roasting, basting several times with the remaining cranberry mixture, 30 minutes longer, or until drumstick feels soft and a meat thermometer inserted into center of stuffing registers 165°.
6. Remove turkey to a heated platter; carve and serve. After serving, remove any leftover stuffing from the turkey and chill separately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Turkey
Cook Time: 
360 Minutes

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