4 Ways to Dress Up Boxed Cornbread Mix

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These easy add-ins transform a box of plain cornbread mix (8.5 oz. - 17 oz.) into a holiday-worthy dish.

1. Pepper Jack-Bacon Cornbread
Stir 6 strips cooked bacon, chopped; 3/4 c. shredded pepper Jack cheese; and 1/4 c. thinly sliced green onion into 1 box prepared cornbread mix and bake as label directs.
Serves 4

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2. Rosemary-Olive Cornbread
Stir 1/2 c. chopped pitted Kalamata olives, 1 Tbsp. chopped rosemary, and 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper into 1 box prepared cornbread mix and bake as label directs.
Serves 4

3. Lemon-Raspberry Cornbread
Stir 1 c. rasberries and 1 tsp. finely grated lemon peel into 1 box prepared cornbread mix; transfer to baking pan, sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. sliced almonds, and bake as label directs.
Serves 4

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4. Pecan-Apricot Cornbread
Stir 1/4 c. each chopped pecans and dried apricots and 2 Tbsp. brown sugar into 1 box prepared cornbread mix. Bake as label directs.
Serves 4

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