Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter + Thanksgiving Recipe Blog Hop!

Maple-Glazed Turkey with Bacon and Sage Butter + Thanksgiving Recipe Blog Hop!

Juicy, tender turkey is slathered with sage-infused butter, shingled with crispy bacon, and glazed with maple syrup in what just might be the best Thanksgiving turkey you've ever tasted!

Ingredients

  • 1 (12- to 14-pound) fresh or frozen turkey (completely thawed)
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves
  • Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  • Optional aromatics to stuff inside turkey (such as whole garlic cloves, quartered onion, cut lemons, oranges, or apples, etc.)
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 8 strips bacon
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 cups chicken stock/broth (OR turkey stock/broth)
  • 1/2 lemon
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