Creamy Baked Turkey Recipe


Regardless if you work outside or inside the home, your day is jam packed with activities and appointments that can make supper time a challenge. Getting a warm, homemade supper on the table can be a family’s biggest obstacle of the day and one that we all strive to overcome.

How do we do it?

Some nights we do better than others, but if you are like me, you still always want to do better for your family. Simple recipes that include few ingredients and little cooking time are popular at my house on these busy evenings. I love knowing that with just a few ingredients I generally have on hand in my refrigerator and pantry, I can have supper on the table in less time than it would take for take out to be delivered or to drive through the fast food line and make it back home.

I was so excited when I was asked by BlogHer to participate in their Hellmann’s and Best Foods review. All of the recipes presented to me sounded delicious and like something that my family would enjoy. In less than 30 minutes, I had a delicious, piping hot supper on the table that my family absolutely loved.

The best part?

The recipe was so simple my son enjoyed helping me prepare it. I love knowing he joined me in the kitchen making our supper while sharing with me what happened during football practice that afternoon. As I was cleaning up dishes after getting Little Buddy to bed, I realized supper times just really can’t get much better than this.

Here’s the recipe.

Creamy Baked Turkey Recipe

This Creamy Baked Turkey makes a quick and easy recipe perfect for a busy weeknight meal.

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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Author: Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch


  • 1/2 cup crushed buttery crackers about 12 crackers
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 pound boneless skinless turkey cutlets or chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size pieces


  • Preheat oven to 400ºF. In small bowl, combine cracker crumbs with 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese; set aside.
  • In large bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, garlic, parsley and remaining Parmesan cheese. Toss turkey with cheese mixture. Turn into shallow 2-quart casserole, then sprinkle with bread crumb mixture.
  • Bake 25 minutes or until turkey is thoroughly cooked.
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Robyn xo


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85 Comments Leave a comment or review

  1. I like to make stock out of the turkey bones and serve the broth with leftover meat, water spinach and noodles. Garnish with coriander.

  2. Time is my biggest challenge in getting meals on the table. I both work and go to school and my class schedule makes it difficult to cook and get a nice, well balanced meal on the table. I’m always on the lookout for simple, yet healthy meals that can be whipped together in no time!

  3. I used the turkey leftovers to make turkey sandwiches with my homemade wheat bread adding lettuce, mayonnaise, mustard and pepper. Thanks for this great giveaway.


  4. We like to make Turkey Subs, loaded with lettuce, Mayo, tomato and sliced red onions and quesadillas!
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  5. The biggest challenge is trying to get dinner served early, so the kids can get homework done in time to head out the door for the girls cheer practice, big guy scout meeting, and the 1 year old fussy with teething and wanting to be held.
    karenmed409 at comcast dot net

  6. I saute some curry powder & a finely diced shallot in olive oil.
    I mix this into mayonnaise and stir in cubed turkey meat for a salad or sandwiches.

  7. My biggest challenge is not having a plan before I get home. Then it’s 6pm, we all hungry and desperate for something to eat.

  8. I am actually a vegetarian and have been for over 11 years; however, I remember cooking turkeys before making the change. The BEST turkey leftover that I remember was veggie soup. We would take the left over gravy, any left over veggies, and left over turkey that was chopped up and put it all in a crockpot. Cover with water and season with poultry seasonings and cook. WONDERFUL stew!

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