How Long to Cook a Stuffed Turkey

Wondering how long you need to cook your stuffed turkey? Our test kitchen shares how long to cook a stuffed turkey, including delicious recipes. Plus, get our helpful tips for a perfectly cooked bird.

We suggest cooking a 10 to 18 pound turkey for 3.75 to 4.5 hours. Be sure to use your meat thermometer to gauge when your turkey is done. The temperature should read 165°F in the stuffing, 170°F in the breast, and 180°F in the thigh.

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Stuffed Turkey Tips

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