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Learn How to Cook a Turkey in a Bag for tender and flavorful turkey every time. This fool proof way to cook turkey is the easiest Thanksgiving turkey.

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I have been hosting the holidays at my house for over 15 years and we always make this turkey in a bag recipe. This is the best and easiest way to cook a turkey. You will get delicious meat every single time that is loaded with the best flavor.

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Best Way to Cook a Turkey:

I have tried many different ways to cook a turkey. Cooking it in the bag is really the best way to cook a turkey.

  • I love the way it keeps the turkey so moist.
  • The skin gets the perfect golden brown without much effort on my part.
  • In my opinion, I just feel better that all the ingredients go in the bag. Putting the ingredients in the bag just makes it more flavorful.
  • But my favorite part, is easy cleanup. I make sure I dump all the juices in a pan so that I can make the gravy.

I prefer to use a bag and cook a turkey this way. It really is fool proof and hard to mess up. This method is perfect for a beginner and the turkey comes out flavorful every time.

Ingredients:

ingredients for recipe: turkey, vegetables, seasonings, butter
  • Whole Turkey – fully thawed
  • White onion- peeled and cut into large chunks
  • Carrots- peeled and chopped into large pieces
  • Celery Ribs- cut into large pieces
  • Butter
  • Minced Garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • Turkey Size Oven Bag
  • Flour

For the full list of ingredients and recipe, scroll to the bottom for the recipe card.

Additions and Substitutions:

  • Seasoning Turkey – Feel free to change the seasoning in the butter rub mixture. You can easily add in fresh herbs such as rosemary or thyme.
  • Stuffing – You can easily add a stuffing mixture into turkey’s cavity if you prefer.

How to Cook a Turkey in a Bag:

  • Step 1 – Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and move the oven rack 1 level lower than the center of the oven. This should give you plenty of room for the turkey.
  • Step 2 – In a small mixing bowl and combine the butter, garlic, salt and pepper together.
  • Step 3 – Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey and tuck the wings under the turkey. If you prefer, you can tie back the wings of the turkey.
  • Step 4 – Take the butter mixture and rub all over the skin of the turkey breast. Make sure to get it all over including top of the turkey. We also get under the skin and which helps crisp up the skin.
mixing bowl with butter mixture
  • Step 5 – Add the tablespoon of flour into the oven bag and shake it to coat the inside of the bag with the flour.
  • Step 6 – Add the onion, carrots and celery into the oven bag. Then finally add the turkey into the oven bag on top of the vegetables.
turkey coated with butter mixture and stuffed with vegetables in oven bag
  • Step 7 – Close the oven bag with the nylon tie, at the ends of the bag, that comes with the bag. Once it is closed, put the bag with all of the ingredients in a roasting pan. I like to spray the roasting pan with a little cooking spray so the bag doesn’t stick.
  • Step 8 – Cut slits in the top of the bag to allow the steam to escape. It is important not to forget this step. Bake turkey based on the size of your turkey.
  • Step 9 – Once finished cooking, let the turkey rest for at least 15 minutes. Then carefully cut the oven bag off the turkey and remove the turkey and place on a platter. It is ready to serve and enjoy.

Roast Turkey in the Bag Tips:

  • You can use a turkey breast instead of a whole turkey. Just adjust the cooking time.
  • To thaw a turkey properly, allow 24 hours for every 5 pounds of turkey to thaw in a refrigerator.
  • Make sure to cut 1 inch slits in the oven bag so the steam can escape.
  • When coating the turkey with the butter mixture, get all around. Don’t miss any spots because this gives the turkey amazing flavor.
  • You can order turkey size oven bags. So handy and the best way to cook a turkey.
turkey in oven bag in roasting pan

Turkey in a Bag Cooking times:

  • A 12-15 lb turkey will take approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours.
  • A 15-20 lb turkey will take approximately 2 ½ – 3 hours.
  • A 20-24 lb turkey will take approximately 3 – 3 ½ hours.

How to Season a Turkey:

Seasoning a turkey is easy to do. We like to keep it simple by using butter, salt and pepper and garlic. Adding in the vegetables as helps give the turkey flavor. Some other suggestions:

  • Thyme
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • You can also add in Oranges and Lemons

Turkey Side Dish Ideas:

baked turkey in roasting pan

Tools Needed for a Roasted Turkey:

  • Turkey Size Oven bags – These bags are easy to find at your grocery store. Usually in the section where sandwich bags are.
  • Large roasting pan – We like using a disposable pan when making the turkey. It makes cleanup a breeze.
  • Digital Read Thermometer – Using a meat thermometer is a must when you cook any type of meat.

Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Store Leftovers:

Store your leftover turkey in an airtight container up to 4 days. Make sure to store in the fridge or you can place in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Does it Cook Faster?

When you are cooking the turkey in the bag, it traps in the heat which allows your turkey to cook faster. Your turkey will cook about an hour faster when cooking in the bag. Which means the bag helps get dinner on the table faster.

How Long To Cook a Turkey in the Bag:

The cooking time is based on the size of the turkey. You can also use a meat thermometer to check internal temperature.
Make the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees. I always stick the thermometer in the thickest part of the turkey thigh. You can also stick it in the thickest part of the breast.

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How to cook a Turkey in a Bag

4.93 from 336 votes
Learn how to cook a turkey in a bag for flavorful turkey every time. This fool proof way to cook turkey is the easiest Thanksgiving turkey!
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cool 20 minutes
Total Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Servings 12
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 534

Ingredients

  • 12-24 lb Whole Turkey fully thawed
  • 1 white onion peeled and cut into large chunks
  • 2 Carrots peeled and chopped into large pieces
  • 3 Celery Ribs cut into large pieces
  • 1/2 cup Butter softened
  • 1 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Pepper
  • Turkey Size Oven Bag
  • 1 Tbsp Flour
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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and place the oven rack 1 level lower than the center of the oven.
  • Mix the butter, garlic, salt and pepper together in a small mixing bowl.
  • Remove the neck and giblets from the turkey and turk the wings under the turkey. You can tie back the wings of the turkey if you prefer.
  • Rub the butter mixture all over the skin of the turkey.
  • Place the flour into the oven bag and shake the bag to coat the inside of the bag with the flour.
  • Then place the onion, carrots and celery into the oven bag and then place the turkey into the oven bag on top of the vegetables.
  • Close the oven bag with the tie included with the bag and place the bag with the all the ingredients onto a roasted pan.
  • Cut slits in the top of the oven bag to allow the steam to escape.
  • Cook the turkey based on the size of the turkey and use a meat thermometer to ensure that the turkey reaches an internal temperature of 165 degrees cooking time. A 12-15 lb turkey will take approximately 2 to 2 ½ hours. A 15-20 lb turkey will take approximately 2 ½ – 3 hours. A 20-24 lb turkey will take approximately 3 – 3 ½ hours.
  • Let the turkey rest for 20 minutes. Then carefully cut the oven bag off the turkey.
  • Remove the turkey to a serving platter, carve and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To thaw a turkey properly, allow 24 hours for every 5 pounds of turkey to thaw in a refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 534kcal, Carbohydrates 3g, Protein 70g, Fat 26g, Saturated Fat 10g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 252mg, Sodium 1018mg, Potassium 782mg, Fiber 1g, Sugar 1g, Vitamin A 2123IU, Vitamin C 2mg, Calcium 47mg, Iron 3mg

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  1. Sheila Thompson says:

    5 stars
    This was delicious. My turkey dinner turned out perfect. I’m saving this recipe for next thanksgiving.

  2. Abbey H says:

    5 stars
    Has anyone made this recipe exactly as written? I was prepping the butter rub and it seemed awfully heavy on the pepper. I

  3. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, It should work great.

  4. Natalie M says:

    Can I do this in a roaster instead of the oven?

  5. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, it does.

  6. Debra says:

    5 stars
    I love how yummy this turns out

  7. Brittany says:

    5 stars
    Does the skin get crispy in the bag?

  8. Laura Bechtel says:

    5 stars
    So moist just YUM!

  9. Sharon says:

    5 stars
    Have cooked Turkey numerous times like this at a Board and Care Home I used to work at.
    So easy and was always tender.

  10. Sharon says:

    5 stars
    Used to do this every other week for Sunday dinner at the Board and Care Home where I worked.
    It always turned out great.

  11. CATHERINE KECK says:

    5 stars
    catherine
    I used the cooking bag this year for my turkey following your recipe. This was the best tasting and juicest turkey ever and I have been cooking for 60 plus years. Thank You

  12. Darcy says:

    I would love to give cooking a turkey in a bag a try! I also love to add crushed up bacon to my garlic butter/herb compound butter. I also sprinkle a few bits on the outside for extra delicious flavor! Sooo good!

  13. Michele Dempsey says:

    5 stars
    Never tried but I will next year, i live that its moister and not dry and easy clean up, who doesn’t love that! Thanks

  14. Jill Amato says:

    Never tried this method, but may give it a try next time.

  15. Connie Stone says:

    5 stars
    Loved it!!

  16. Erika Beebe says:

    5 stars
    This recipe is so easy & my family loved my turkey this year! Turkey was so moist & juicy & was also very flavorful. Thanks so much for this recipe.

  17. Shenetta says:

    5 stars
    I could not believe how juicy and tender the meat was from cooking our Turkey in a bag. My family loved it and the grandkids kept asking for more meat. Thank you, thank you, thank you.

  18. Kara says:

    We make ours in a bag, comes out great!

  19. Sandra Weatherford says:

    5 stars
    Love it

  20. Mildred says:

    5 stars
    My mom use to make it that way brought back memories

  21. Heather Duran says:

    5 stars
    This is a great recipe, the turkey comes out so moist and full of flavor.

  22. Tracy says:

    5 stars
    This was my first time to cook a turkey. This recipe worked great.

  23. Nancy E says:

    5 stars
    Yes, I’ve made turkeys in the bag and it works great??

  24. Linda Relis says:

    5 stars
    The best way

  25. Mary Wright says:

    5 stars
    Making this now for about 10 years! The kids love it I love it & guest love it! So easy to do!

  26. Angie says:

    5 stars
    Only way to cook a turkey!

  27. Amy Smith says:

    4 stars
    Easy and so good!

  28. Pam says:

    5 stars
    I have it actually cooked this exact recipe but I agree with the sentiment that cooking in a bag is the best way to cook a turkey or ham.

  29. Brittney says:

    5 stars
    The best way to cook a turkey using the bag. Turns out perfect.

  30. Heather says:

    This sounds delicious. I have never made a turkey this way. I’m saving the recipe!

  31. Tricia says:

    4 stars
    I like this method. It does keep the turkey very moist and it does cook faster but I prefer a crispy skin rather than just browned. I typically put the turkey back into the oven after I remove the bag. I cook on broil for approximately 3 to 5 minutes.

  32. tina young says:

    5 stars
    Looks simple & delicious

  33. Teresa says:

    5 stars
    I cooked my turkey in a bag, and it turned out delicious! Love your recipes!

  34. Dawn Erwin says:

    5 stars
    I have used bags for cooking and love them.

  35. Michele says:

    Thank you! Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!

  36. Michele says:

    Thank you!

  37. Diane A. says:

    5 stars
    I have used the turkey bag for the last 15 years and would not cook it any other way! I did make this exact recipe this Thanksgiving and it is awesome! The only thing I do different is I melt a half a stick of butter, put seasoning salt and garlic powder sprinkled into the melted butter then shoot it into the turkey breast, drumsticks and wings. The moistest turkey you have ever eaten is what you come out with!

  38. Debra white says:

    5 stars
    Great flavor. daughter-in-law learned something new.

  39. Carol Rinde says:

    5 stars
    This sounds wonderful. Did not try it this Thanksgiving but am going to for the Christmas turkey!

  40. Michelle White says:

    5 stars
    So easy to cook this way!

  41. Terry Riffko says:

    loved it

  42. Jeannie says:

    5 stars
    I loved this recipe! So fast and easy and that’s what I’m all about! The meat was so tender and juicy! Yummy! I will make it every time that it’s my turn to make the family gathering turkey!

  43. Deborah R Mcshannon says:

    Haven’t tried it in a bag yet. Looks delicious and yummy!

  44. M says:

    5 stars
    Cooking bag is the easiest, fastest most delicious way to cook a turkey. Makes clean up a breeze.

  45. Diane says:

    5 stars
    It’s even better if you put the breast side down. Have been doing that for years.

  46. LORI says:

    5 stars
    Best way.

  47. Lisa Schwartz says:

    5 stars
    Made many turkeys & whole chickens (& hams too) with oven bags. Comes out sooo juicy & clean up is a breeze! Made it & my brother loved the easy clean up this year!

  48. Mashell says:

    5 stars
    Will definitely be following this step by step recipe for my Christmas turkey. Seems foolproof!

  49. Linda Meranda says:

    5 stars
    First time trying. Thank you for your article turkey was moist and delicious instead of dry.

  50. Diane “Dee” M Zimmermann says:

    I wish I could post a picture of this years turkey and our table.
    As usual Turkey in a brown paper bag. So many delicious sides.

  51. Kelly H says:

    5 stars
    Delicious

  52. Mary Powers says:

    5 stars
    This is the ONLY WAY to prepare a turkey!! Thanks for sharing!!

  53. Kelly H says:

    5 stars
    Looks delicious

  54. christa breitbach chapman says:

    Best ever turkey! THANK YOU!!!

  55. Beverly Marcum says:

    Not my turn this year to make the turkey but I have cooked it in a bag this way many times. It’s easy and comes out great

  56. Darlene says:

    I always cook my turkey in a paper bag.Turns out nice and moist.Will have to try a cooking bag.

  57. Pat says:

    I have made turkey in a bag before and we love it. It makes a very moist turkey and makes cleanup easier.

  58. Denise Mazour says:

    5 stars
    I made it and it turned out great!!

  59. Karon says:

    5 stars
    I made turkey in a bad last year and was delicious. This year my aunt cooked and her turkey was very dry!

  60. Julia says:

    5 stars
    I made this. And it was the best turkey ever cooked .
    Thank you ? ? x

  61. Judy Ivey says:

    5 stars
    So easy peasy! Delicious, moist and tender! I’ll never go back to the before-baking-bag days!

  62. Kitty Coursey says:

    5 stars
    I used the cooking bags for turkey, chicken and pot roast. I love a no clean up meal?

  63. Ellen Newcomer says:

    4 stars
    Loved this recipe. My turkey came out perfect. Thank you.

  64. Judith says:

    5 stars
    I love cooking in the turkey bags. They are so moist

  65. Terri bates says:

    Sounds so easy to make. Thank you for sharing.

  66. Janith Smith says:

    5 stars
    I love turkey cooked in a bag. It’s always moist I like that it keeps the juices with the turkey. My go to recipe.

  67. Sharon Williams Lynch says:

    There is no better way to cook a turkey! It’s crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.

  68. Christian Whitbey says:

    5 stars
    I’ve cooked a turkey in a bag before but I really like your recipe, it was great

  69. Shanna McDowell says:

    5 stars
    This is so easy, I love cooking a Turkey in a bag. It does all the work for you.

  70. Sheree Touchette says:

    5 stars
    It was great very moist thanks for sharing.

  71. Lori says:

    I have never cooked a turkey in a bag, but this looks great.

  72. Esther Stoneburner says:

    5 stars
    Made it. Delicious, juicy, and very tasty.

  73. leonard Susman says:

    4 stars
    Had a 12 lb turkey, did in a bag, used the spreadin recipe came out very tasty

    The vegies were too oily for me. (o gall bladder

    Wonder how stuffng would work

  74. Diane says:

    5 stars
    I made it and it came out great !

  75. Susan Spaid says:

    Only way to cook a Turkey!

  76. Jen Chambers says:

    5 stars
    This is the easiest way to cook a Turkey ever! I was reluctant to try it but when I read this decided to try and I was very pleased!

  77. Heather Weston says:

    5 stars
    So much better then the traditional one. White meat in the bird is somthing I usually avoid because it’s the driest part but it was so delicious and not at all dry!

  78. Deborah Pantano says:

    4 stars
    I found this an easy way to get a juicy turkey.

  79. Heather s says:

    5 stars
    I forgot to rate in my last comment! If you haven’t tried this you must!

  80. Heather sandkuhler says:

    I love making my turkey in a bag! I won’t do it any other way!

  81. Bette says:

    5 stars
    I have done this in past.

  82. Valerie says:

    5 stars
    My turkey in a bag was delicious & juicy, tender, savory. I have never cooked a turkey in a bag before, but I will from now on. Thank for the recipe.

  83. Karen Martin says:

    5 stars
    I did my turkey in my electric roaster and it didn’t turn out as planned. I have the bags so my Christmas turkey will be IN THE BAG!

  84. Betsy Jensen says:

    5 stars
    This is the only one I cook my turkey now! Can’t wait to try the butter coating!

  85. Cynthia says:

    5 stars
    I have made a similar recipe and the turkey comes out so moist and delicious every time. Will definitely be giving this recipe a try!!!

  86. Tina Lintz says:

    5 stars
    Really helpful ???

  87. Kisbel says:

    5 stars
    Really loved the flavoring and how moisture it was. This was my first time cooking it this way will do it again

  88. Tom says:

    5 stars
    Made this, turned out awesome!

  89. Marina S says:

    5 stars
    So easy and delicious

  90. Andrea says:

    5 stars
    Love cooking a turkey this way

  91. Deborah Franklin says:

    5 stars
    I cooked a turkey in a bag one time. It turned out to be the best turkey. But never have cooked in one again. As to why idk. It does make it so moist and juicy

  92. Sandy says:

    5 stars
    I have never received as many compliments before! I used the breast only instead of a whole turkey and it was so moist and delicious!

  93. Kristal Garcia says:

    Turkey cooked this way in the bag was Delicious. Everyone Loved the Turkey

  94. Diana says:

    5 stars
    This is my favorite recipe for cooking a turkey! It is so tasty, moist and flavorful! I wouldnt cook it any other way!!!!!

  95. Melissa Soper says:

    5 stars
    Yes! I love this method! Its the only way my family does turkey! Moist and delicious everytime without burning the skin.

  96. Leslie Wilkinson says:

    5 stars
    Moist and delicious. Will definitely repeat this recipe trick

  97. Casey says:

    Sounds like a great way to make a juicy turkey!

  98. Susan says:

    4 stars
    Was my first time trying this recipe. Turkey came out so juicy and tender, I was amazed! The only reason I didn’t give it a five star rating is the skin doesn’t come out crispy and there are a few of us who like the crispy skin.

  99. Christy OShields says:

    5 stars
    Always my go to way for cooking a turkey! Juicy and so delicious!

  100. Janette says:

    5 stars
    This is one of my favorite ways to cook a Turkey. Bonus less mess!!

  101. Janice says:

    5 stars
    Great recipe! My turkey was so good!

  102. Rita says:

    5 stars
    I always use this method of cooking turkey. Love the moist meat that comes out every time
    Dry turkey is awful.

  103. Lisa Lyle says:

    5 stars
    Nice and moist. Love cooking in a bag and the plus is fairly easy clean up.

  104. Carla says:

    This is a good method for cooking a turkey because it is always juicy and moist. I generously season mine inside and out. I add a little water as I like plenty of fresh broth for gravy and dressing mixing.

  105. Deb says:

    ?????
    I usually cook the turkey in a bag. It makes the turkey moist, have a lot of flavor and saves time for clean up. After cooking the meal, it is nice to have less to clean.

  106. Deb says:

    I usually cook the turkey in a bag. I like the moistness of the turkey and the easy clean up.

  107. Patsy Staub says:

    5 stars
    I have made Turkey this way many times!! It is perfect every time!!

    Patsy Staub

  108. Patsy Staub says:

    5 stars
    I have made Turkey this way many times!! It is perfect every.single.time!!! Love it so much!!
    Patsy

  109. Kimberly Murphy says:

    I am getting a turkey bag! I had no idea it cooks faster, and minimal effort once the turkey is roasting in the bag seems like a win for me. Thank you so much for the instructions on how to cook the turkey in a bag! I truly can’t wait to try it!

  110. Maria says:

    5 stars
    Great recipe

  111. Laura B. says:

    I’ve cooked a turkey in a bag but in general, I’m nervous about cooking the bird on Thanksgiving. Usually I bring side dishes!

  112. Peggy Lorentz says:

    5 stars
    This was my first time using a bag except I did a turkey breast. My first ever juicy turkey and believe me I have plenty of experience ?

  113. Valerie says:

    5 stars
    I made turkey in a bag for Thanksgiving and it was go good and juicy.

  114. Meredith says:

    Looks good!

  115. Brenda Perez says:

    5 stars
    I love cooking my Turkey in a bag it is so much easier for me but I don’t use celery (yuck)

  116. Roxanne says:

    5 stars
    I can’t wait to try this. I have always used a roaster pan and end up with a pan that needs to be scrubbed. I also have never tried adding vegetables to the turkey. This will definitely be used at Christmas Dinner

  117. Karen White says:

    5 stars
    I made turkey in a bag one year for Thanksgiving. It was the juiciest turkey I have ever made in my life. Complete success!

  118. Denise A Smith says:

    5 stars
    i think i am going to try this!!!!!!

  119. Isereke Diyerin says:

    5 stars
    Looks delicious.

  120. Aline K says:

    5 stars
    Turkey always turns out moist this way! Love the garlic addition.

  121. Melissa B. says:

    I wish I had this recipe for Thanksgiving!

  122. Jalyn Barber says:

    5 stars
    I love how the turkey comes out when cooked in a bag!!

  123. Sharia Sewell says:

    5 stars
    This is an easy way to cook delicious turkey!

  124. Marian Chspman says:

    5 stars
    Great recipe

  125. Neil says:

    5 stars
    I have always used the bag method to cook turkey. I am glad your recipe matches mine

  126. Anne Pelchat says:

    Made the turkey in a bag, and thank you it turned out awesomer!

  127. Andrea Summers says:

    Sounds so easy and yummy

  128. Stephanie S says:

    5 stars
    Cooking a Turkey in a bag is a surefire way to ensure the Turkey is cooked just right and is juicy as all get out. You can rest assured that your guests will want a take-home container with this Turkey too!!!

  129. Christina Mott says:

    I always cook my turkey in a bag. It’s how I was taught ten years ago when i was pregnant with my middle son. But i stuff mine with lemons and oranges. It keeps its very juicy. It’s a big hit in my family. Even with other people I have cooked for.

  130. Bobbie says:

    I maybe trying this for Christmas. It sounds yummy.

  131. Leslie says:

    5 stars
    This is how my mom would always cook her turkey and it was always great. It’s best with her NEON yellow homemade noodles. Gotta love all the fun times making memories with family and friends.

  132. Catherine Laughlin says:

    Just seeing this now, but definitely want to try this.

  133. Marg S says:

    5 stars
    Such a great recipe, and almost foolproof. “Almost” it’s not a reflection of the recipe, but rather my cooking skills. I actually want to try to cook a whole turkey now rather than just sticking to Swansons and hiding the boxes in the recycling.

  134. Jennifer Adams says:

    Thank you I need all the help I can get with turkey ? love your videos ?

  135. Heather says:

    This turkey in a bag is easy and tasty.

  136. Ida Deitz says:

    So Good!

  137. Kathkeen says:

    4 stars
    I have never tried doing a turkey in the bag.

  138. Susan says:

    I have prepared and cooked our turkey in a bag for years! I cook it with breast side down, stuffed; moist white meat. And easy cleanup.

  139. Ann says:

    Have not done this way but might just have to try

  140. karen Jacobs says:

    Always cook my TURKIES in a oven bag. They are so moist and skin so Brown.
    No other way to do it!!!!!!!!!!!

  141. Lyn Wallace says:

    Haven’t tried this one yet. Maybe for Christmas

  142. Liz says:

    5 stars
    You must try this recepie!!

  143. Jean Allen says:

    I have used the bags since they came out with them. I’ve always had a delicious turkey and gravy from the drippings. Yummy

  144. Tammy says:

    This is the perfect way to make it a turkey. Thank you.

  145. shirley says:

    3 stars
    No i did’nt make it

  146. Kelly Bartsch says:

    5 stars
    Easiest way to cook a Turkey!

  147. Susan says:

    I almost always use the baking bag when I cook a turkey. So easy to clean up.

  148. Megan Baldridge says:

    Can I just say thank you for offering up these delectable recipe ideas? Love that you keep it simple and to the point-made the turkey in a bag, followed your recipe to a T and the first thing my husband said was, “what did you do differently this year?” WE LOVED IT!!!

  149. Lisa Taylor says:

    5 stars
    I firmly believe that cooking any large meat or cassorole dish should be bagged. Moisture is much better, cassoroles are tastier, and clean up is sooooo easy! Thank you for sharing your Turkey recipe. Will look forward to using it soon!

  150. Cheryl says:

    I didn’t have to cook a turkey this year. I just made desserts.

  151. Carrie says:

    5 stars
    So juicy! No dried out Turkey here. Bagged is the way to go

  152. Denise Richards says:

    5 stars
    I have been cooking my turkeys like this for years! Also can do 2 chickens in a turkey bag!

  153. Susan Broughton says:

    This is how we always do our turkey and it makes it so moist and delicious!

  154. Jo says:

    5 stars
    We cooked our turkey in a bag as you gave us. It was so golden brown and juicy. We had the gravey right there ready for us to pour in a bowl. TU so much for all the work you go thru to send out your awesome recipes. My household appreciates you.

  155. Suzie Rider says:

    5 stars
    Great instructions and recipe. I have cooked a turkey in a bag but it has been years. Will have to try it again.

  156. Debra Anne Boulier says:

    5 stars
    Love cooking in bag

  157. Virginia Fitzgerald says:

    5 stars
    I will have to try this sometime. I like to cook turkey like this anytime.

  158. Teresa Edwards says:

    5 stars
    Very moist and tender. Best turkey ever!

  159. Angela Lewis says:

    5 stars
    I have made it in the past but this year I let the hubby cook the turkey his way.

  160. April says:

    Looks like a easy way to cook a Turkey..I will try this at Christmas

  161. Mistie says:

    Looks like an easy way to make the turkey. I will have to try it. My dad made the turkey this year.

  162. Cindy Burgess says:

    My Aunt just did this for the first time this year!

  163. Jen says:

    This is a very easy way to cook the turkey and keep it juicy! Yum!

  164. Teresa says:

    Cooked turkey in a bag this year and did the garlic and butter rub. Turned out good. Thanks

  165. Kimberly Wallace says:

    I might try this for the Christmas turkey!

  166. Sierra says:

    4 stars
    It was so much easier using a bag this year, was my first year doing so and was happy I did

  167. Mona Terrell says:

    I haven’t tried this recipe but I will sometime. Looks easy& good

  168. Rebecca says:

    4 stars
    Love the recipes! I cook my turkey every year in a bag easy Soo..moist.

  169. Bethanie says:

    5 stars
    EVERY year I cook my turkey in a bag. YUM!

  170. Marilyn says:

    5 stars
    I have made turkey’s in a bag before and they do turn out really good. This is a great recipe.

  171. Sheila M says:

    5 stars
    I always make my turkey in a bag… it holds all those juices. I inject all the flavor and stuff it and then in the bag it goes. Perfect every time .

  172. Patti Freijat says:

    5 stars
    Love md cooking in the bag, much more moist.
    I used lemon also.

  173. Marilyn Watson says:

    I have never cooked turkey in a bag. It looks good.

  174. Terri smith says:

    5 stars
    I think cooking in the bag makes the turkey more moist. I like to brine mine for 24 hrs prior to cooking.

  175. Diana Rains says:

    I love doing the turkey this way. Always so moist. The first time I did this was about 40 years ago when I was in Germany. Several of us got together and made a Thanksgiving dinner for soldiers not able to be with family. They all just loved the turkey. It totally fell apart when we took it out of the bag. So Good! It was one of the best Thanksgiving and one I will never forget.

  176. Dezirae says:

    Sounds like a good idea Def will try it

  177. Amy says:

    I made this turkey in a bag recipe. It was the best most moist turkey I have ever made. Delicious!

  178. June Frank says:

    5 stars
    When i cook my Turkey in the bag, it’s so tender, it falls apart.

  179. Kristin Burbano says:

    5 stars
    This is the best recipe! I do something similar. I add green apples for a slight sweetness and crisp. I also add some chicken broth inside to get some drippings for my turkey gravy. I stuff the turkey in the bag and then use some of the veggies and stuff the inside cavity with the onion, celery and apple. On top of the turkey, I’m the butter, I do garlic salt and I add some herbs. My husband and I just started adding a butter injection after all that into the legs, breast, wings. Comes out so juicy from the bag and takes far less time than how my mom would make it the traditional way by always having to baste it every 30-60 minutes for like 7 hours. But you have to make sure to get butter under the skin a little for the breast to stay nice a moist. Love this recipe!

  180. Andria says:

    5 stars
    I use to cook turkey in a bag bit now we use the big easy oil less fryer

  181. Billie says:

    5 stars
    So easy and delicious!

  182. Alana Denton says:

    4 stars
    Can’t wait to make this!

  183. J says:

    5 stars
    Made mine in a bag this year, very moist

  184. Helene Perez says:

    Looks so scrumptious! I’m gonna try a turkey breast this way. Can’t wait!

  185. Kari says:

    5 stars
    This turkey turned out so moist and delicious.

  186. Vicki Smith says:

    I have cooked a turkey in a bag. It turned out so juicy and tender. I will do it again with my next turkey.

  187. Lisa says:

    5 stars
    We made 2 turkeys this way. Was so good

  188. Donna says:

    I always cook mine in a bag, it’s always so moist that way. I haven’t put vegetables in like this but it sound so good.

  189. Kearsty Wyatt says:

    This looks amazing. I’m going to have to try this for Christmas.

  190. Rhonda says:

    I usually brime our turkey then cook it in the smoke. But this is gonna be my back up!

  191. Kathy says:

    Have never cooked a whole turkey, but when I do I’ll try this one. Thank you!

  192. Erica says:

    5 stars
    I always use a bag, it keeps it moist and not dried out. It’s also easier to make gravy with it in the bag.

  193. Linda Moore says:

    I agree cooking a turkey in a bag is a sure-fired way to have your turkey moist and done just when you want it. I think it’s like an internal convection turkey roast!

    Thanks for the tips.

    Linda

  194. Teresa says:

    5 stars
    I love cooking in a bag!! It makes the meat so tender, and cleanup is a breeze

  195. Aletha Neemann says:

    We cook our turkey in a electric roaster

  196. Ron Petronicolos says:

    5 stars
    This year for us was “Eating on a Dime Thanksgiving” lol…. 75% of our table was made from EOAD recipes. This one did not let us down! So easy (as far as turkey is easy)… and the bird came out perfect… crispy skin, juicy meat. Fantastic recipe! Will not be the last Thanksgiving using this recipe.

  197. Shelia Welch says:

    5 stars
    Love this easy recipe and it is moist and delish!

  198. Bubby says:

    5 stars
    I used this recipe for a 12# turkey breast and it was soooo good. The meat was so juicy and flavorful. My daughter is not a big fan of turkey and she went back for another slice! I’m adding this recipe to “My Favorites” on pinterest. Thank you for sharing!!

  199. Patsy says:

    5 stars
    Yes I did and everyone loved it!

  200. Jan says:

    5 stars
    I have baked my turkey in a bag for several year’s. It’s so convenient to add your veggies in the same bag. No worry that your turkey or veggies will get dried out, it stay’s so moist in the bag. Even a beginner could bake turkey this way. Thank you for your delicious recipe’s.

  201. Elizabeth says:

    5 stars
    So easy to make. It was delicious.

  202. Jeannie says:

    4 stars
    I always make my turkey in a turkey bag. It’s easy and always turns out juicy and great. Plus no basting.

  203. April says:

    5 stars
    This was the first time ever using a turkey bag! I would’ve never tried if I hadn’t seen yout recipe! It came out amazing! Jucey and fell apart at the touch. I cooked it about an hour more then indicated. Thank you for sharing!!

  204. Kimberly Dicks says:

    5 stars
    Love this method! I have done this and the Turkey cooks evenly every time!

  205. Mary L Johnson says:

    5 stars
    Oh yes, cooking turkey is the only way I ever make it!! Preheat oven accordingly. I make a rub of thyme, marjoram, garlic powder, salt & pepper. ( Can use any spices or herbs that go with turkey to your liking)
    Wash turkey , drain & dry. Can use olive oil or butter to coat the turkey and then the spice mixture. Put in1 Tbsp. flour in the bag have pan ready, then turkey, tie bag up, cut six small slits in the bag(top, sides but not near the bottom or you will lose all the great broth). Bake accordingly to temp & size of turkey. Note: Usually the cooking bags have info. inside box you need to bake) (You can add veg’s to cook along with turkey to your liking)
    In a few moments, the smell of the turkey will leave you salivating while waiting for turkey to be done, When cooking time is up, check temperature to make sure turkey is done and ENJOY!!
    Note: Make sure to saniitize any areas the turkey, utensils, hands have touched. Don’t want to get sick and not be able to enjoy your efforts.) Hope you like it!

  206. Angie Michael says:

    5 stars
    Turkey is moist and delicious cooked this way.

  207. Renee Dixon says:

    This looks like a delicious idea. Going to definitely try.

  208. Julie Davis says:

    5 stars
    This is the BEST way to cook a turkey!

  209. Cindy B says:

    We’re having a Christmas turkey. I’ll be sure to try this method of cooking.

  210. Paula Worsley says:

    5 stars
    I always use a cooking bag to cook my turkey and really like it

  211. Jacquelyn says:

    5 stars
    Best way to cook a turkey!! Delish!

  212. Kim says:

    I cooked my turkey in the bag but I didn’t add the vegetables like you did. Will have to try that next time. I brined my turkey for a day or two then took it out patted it dry stuffed it. Then cooked it. It was really good.

  213. L. Parish says:

    5 stars
    We tried cooking the turkey in a bag and the results are awesome!!!! Sooo simple and sooo moist and yummy !!

  214. J Lee says:

    5 stars
    Amazing and moist!!

  215. Patricia says:

    5 stars
    I received many compliments on how moist my turkey was. I love cooking it in a bag. I will do this again. Thank you for your tips

  216. Tiffani Knapp says:

    5 stars
    Cooking turkey was great and easy and clean up was great thank you

  217. Ksyhh Rishel says:

    5 stars
    This is how I did mine!! So moist and flavorful! Try this….you will love it! Never fail!!

  218. Kristin Threlkeld says:

    5 stars
    Moist, and oh so delicious! We use bags nearly every time.

  219. Brenda Higgins says:

    This is a great way to cook a turkey, my turkey came out moist no more dry turkey.

  220. Laurie says:

    5 stars
    Using a bag for the turkey is the best ways to do a turkey. Plus the clean up is also easier. ??. I think cooking a turkey this way it makes it so much more juicy it doesn’t dry out.

  221. Melanie Tayler says:

    5 stars
    This is how I always cook my turkey. Although, I have never put carrots in. That is new to me.
    I also substitute onion powder for the fresh onion. I also add a cut up fresh orange. Gives a wonderful flavor.
    I cook mine at 250 degrees for about 20 minutes per pound. The lower temperature means I am less likely to overcook the turkey.
    I always have moist turkey. It is wonderful. I will never cook a turkey without being in a bag.

  222. Tina Kenney says:

    5 stars
    Easy way to cook a turkey plus easy clean up! Turkey always comes out great.

  223. Jamie C says:

    5 stars
    Easiest cleanup ever! And who doesn’t want an easy cleanup and a beautiful moist turkey around the holidays or any time of year!

  224. Cathy Brockman says:

    5 stars
    My husband prefers turkey cooked in a bag. It’s how his mom always made it. It does cook faster but for me the skin just doesn’t get that crispness. However it’s juicy if you don’t overcook. Thanks for the recipe!

  225. Connie Jenkins says:

    5 stars
    Your turkey comes out absolutely delicious and full of juices

  226. Brandi Six says:

    4 stars
    This was so delicious! I’m glad I used this recipe for my first time cooking a turkey.

  227. Sarah says:

    5 stars
    Have tried it before love it and it turns out juicy and brown

  228. Shanna says:

    5 stars
    Came out mosit loved it thank you

  229. Lisa says:

    5 stars
    We have always roasted or deep fried our Turkey I have never cooked one in a bag but we do have an extra Turkey this year so maybe in between holidays I can experiment with this

  230. Sandra Petty says:

    5 stars
    I have cooked turkey in a bag and it is the best…always moist on the inside and brown on the outside.

  231. Diane Williams says:

    5 stars
    I always make my turkey in a bag. Just comes out way juicier

  232. Tricia Major says:

    5 stars
    I usually brine my turkey then smoke it on the Traeger! This recipe looks amazing though so I think I’ll need to try it!

  233. Tina Kenney says:

    5 stars
    Love cooking turkey in a bag, it always comes out great. So moist and flavorful.

  234. Paula Ferretti says:

    5 stars
    I love this method it comes out juicy and brown with hardly no clean up

  235. Patty says:

    I have made it this way for years! My family loves it!

  236. Roland Drudge says:

    5 stars
    Made it, lifted on the legs to cut off and the leg bone pulled out of the meat. So tender and juicy. Oh, and minimal mess.

  237. Terrilynn Board says:

    5 stars
    I love cooking my turkey in a bag.

  238. Allison Hilliard says:

    Sounds delicious. I fix mine in the oven with oranges and apples stuffed inside. Keeps it moist. Cooking in the bag would help cleanup!

  239. Marcie Nagle says:

    5 stars
    I love making my turkey in a bag. It is moist and cooks faster.

  240. Lynn Finley says:

    5 stars
    Rub butter all over and add sage thyme salt and pepper. Also add apple slices inside the skin of each breast to keep extra moist

  241. Deanna says:

    I always cooked turkey in a bag. Very moist

  242. Jan says:

    I picked up 2 turkeys and a ham for Thanksgiving. Because of some cancellations, I made 1 turkey and the ham. I think I will try this for super bowl. I looks like a winner. Thank You

  243. Sara thomsen says:

    5 stars
    I used this recipe after a brining. Easy, tasty and cleanup was a breeze

  244. Sarah Gulick says:

    5 stars
    What a great idea

  245. Becky Cunningham says:

    I didn’t realize they made the cooking bags big enough for turkeys until I found this recipe. This made things so much easier. I was even able to stuff the cavity and everything came out delicious. Thanks so much for making this holiday so simple for me!!

  246. Sarah says:

    4 stars
    I love making turkey in a bag, clean up is easier and The turkey is juicy and flavorful.

  247. Maria says:

    5 stars
    I have cooked the Turkey in the bag it comes out so moist, we all love it!

  248. Joanne Van Winkle says:

    5 stars
    Forgot the rating

  249. Kim Carter says:

    5 stars
    I will have to try this recipe the next time I bake a turkey. Looks delicious and easy!

  250. Angela says:

    5 stars
    Cooked it, came out great, will definitely use this recipe again.

  251. Rachel says:

    5 stars
    Turned out great.

  252. Sharon Martin says:

    5 stars
    I always cook my turkey in a big. It stays moist and juicy and cleanup is a breeze.

  253. Michele Heenan says:

    5 stars
    I stuff my turkey with apples, celery & onion. It always comes out perfect when you cook it in a bag.

  254. Mary Sullivan says:

    5 stars
    It’s very easy to use a cooking bag and it leaves your turkey nice and juicy

  255. Shannon webb says:

    5 stars
    Cooking a turkey in a bag is the only way I cook mine it keeps all the juices

  256. Kari says:

    5 stars
    I always cook my turkey in a bag stuffed with onion and an orange. Turns out good every time

  257. Angela Wyles says:

    Deep fried is the way to go with the turkey. I’ve never tried it cooked in a bag before and definitely can’t wait to try it. It looks delicious.

  258. Stephanie says:

    Yes, i have cooked a turkey in a bag.

  259. Kara says:

    We always cook turkey in a bag. Easy cleanup, and so moist!!

  260. Pat M Crane says:

    I always cook my turkey in a bag. It always come tender and juicy. it’s the only way to cook a turkey.

  261. Anna says:

    Yes I cook my turkey in a bag every year

  262. Jackie says:

    I like to brine my turkey before baking. I’ve never cooked one in a bag before. 🙂

  263. Sara Campbell says:

    I usually slide a wooden spoon under the skin to add a little butter in there along with on top of the skin. Make my stuffing and stuff it before putting it in the oven bag. I prefer using bags over not using bags.

  264. Brenda Wilde says:

    4 stars
    Every year we cook a Turkey, with Cajun injection, in an oil less Turkey fryer. The best.

  265. Jamie says:

    5 stars
    I’ve never cooked a turkey. I’m looking forward to giving this a whirl on Thanksgiving! Thank you!

  266. Roger says:

    5 stars
    Mom always “bagged” her turkeys. I had forgotten. I have one in the freezer, will have to try it.

    Although can be disastrous, I like deep frying them. First time I did it, was when my oven broke Thanksgiving Day, years back. But I now have a great smoker – decisions, decisions!

  267. Tam Glo says:

    I have never tried this before but I think I will next year. It seems it cooks the turkey faster and I would have more time to bake the sides! Plus it just seems like it would be juicy and not dry.

  268. Sherry Self says:

    5 stars
    I found the how to cook turkey in a bag very helpful. I learned some new things. Thank you

  269. Katherine says:

    5 stars
    Thank you for teaching me how to cook a turkey in a turkey bag. This is all new to me. I have always cooked my turkey’s the old fashion way. They were all very good but I hated all the messy cleanup.

    Once again thank you.

  270. Angela Garton says:

    5 stars
    I have actually never cooked my own turkey before. In the past we usually would order a fried turkey or a smoked turkey. This will be my first time cooking my own turkey and using a turkey size cooking bag. My mother always used a bag and it was always delicious. I am very excited to try this recipe!

  271. Katrina says:

    5 stars
    When my children were preschool to grade 9…the parent group made turkey dinner every year for the whole school. We always used the turkey bags and everything went much faster and so moist and tasty. The gravy was always really tasty. Worked out perfect for us as you don’t have to worry about the turkey and can continue with everything else.

  272. Luci says:

    5 stars
    Last year I did use a bag! I cooked just a turkey breast and it turned out beautifully! In the past I’ve used a brine, then butter with herbs under and on skin. Happy Thanksgiving!

  273. Roger Pinion says:

    5 stars
    I do this same recipe with a couple of exceptions. I add some pepper and rosemary. Always delicious.

  274. Amy says:

    I always use a turkey bag. The only thing I do differently than you is I put paprika on the outside of my turkey along with the butter and garlic. I’m so glad it’s Thanksgiving week because I need some turkey!

  275. Shannon Aumiller says:

    5 stars
    I’ve made a turkey in a bag before it was fantastic and is usually the only way I make turkey great recipe!

  276. Christine Quick says:

    5 stars
    Yes I tried in the bag chilling few years back for a whole turkey and it came out great I’d love to I love using my slow cooker for turkey breast it comes out very moist and juicy also thank you

  277. Laraine says:

    I have cooked my turkey in a bag for a few years. I agree that it is easy and moist. I’m wondering if I brine the turkey before baking in the bag would it make it even better?

  278. Dawn Stewart says:

    5 stars
    I have always roasted my roasted my turkey in a bag! It always comes out so moist and flavorful! Easy clean up afterwards!

  279. Karen Adams says:

    5 stars
    I use the cooking bag all the time! It’s so easy!

  280. Margaret says:

    5 stars
    I always rub lots and lots of butter on my turkey and cover it with streaky bacon. Make a dome out on tin foil to cover the turkey (so it doesn’t touch) and roast. I’m thinking that the same method but in a bag instead of foil would be easier!

  281. Chastity Brown says:

    5 stars
    My favorite way to cook a turkey is almost exactly how your recipe goes. The only thing I do differently is to put the butter mixture underneath the skin.

  282. Christine Church says:

    My favorite way to cook a turkey is using an oven bag. It is so tender and delicious and cooks so much faster. Our family calls it “bag turkey” and they love how it turns out every year.

  283. Kara Marks says:

    I think I might have tried to make a turkey in a bag once. My favorite way is pretty easy—I have a recipe where it’s stuffed with lemons, oranges, onions, garlic, etc. I’m not doing a turkey this year though.

  284. Sandy M says:

    5 stars
    I have made Turkey in A Bag many times and this is the perfect recipe and instructions for a fantastic feast! I will be making ours next week; I can’t wait!!

    Easy and great recipe. Try it!

  285. Kathy says:

    I have cooked a turkey in a bag and I love it!

  286. Rebecca says:

    5 stars
    Thanks for all the great recipes. I have cook turkey in a bag. It turns out soo..yummy. I add a little more butter than your recipes calls for.

  287. Carrie Barnard says:

    I love that idea!

  288. Carrie Barnard says:

    Oh I’ve never tried that. I’ll have to try it.

  289. Carrie Barnard says:

    I normally just toss, but you can serve them if you want.

  290. Carrie Barnard says:

    Me too!

  291. Irene D. Muneses says:

    I like to roast my turkey in an oven roasting bag

  292. Felicia Marlow says:

    I have baked Turkey in a bag and I find it easy to do and great for easier cleanup.

  293. Cindy Benson says:

    We’ve cooked turkey in a bag before and it always turns out so moist and delicious!

  294. Bobbie Tiffany says:

    I find your recipes delicious and easy to do

  295. Linda says:

    do you serve the veggie from the bag or toss?

  296. Anthony F. says:

    I’ve never cooked a turkey in a bag. I usually do 2-4 birds a yr. Have always used my dad’s recipe, with it low an slow and basting throughly. This sounds great though, will definitely try this out on one of my ThunderChickens ( dad’s nickname for turkeys lol) this year!

  297. Tara Caram says:

    Ok, I’ve tried a pot roast in a bag, its actually my favorite way to do it,but I would have never thought to do a turkey. GENIUS!!! I can’t wait to do this!!!

  298. Linda Johannesen says:

    5 stars
    Omg that looks amazing! I have never tried to cook a turkey in a bag but, I may just have to try it this year! I cook my turkeys by searing them at 500% uncovered for 20 minutes turning the pan 1/4 turn after 5 minute intervals, Yes, at 500% lol. Then I turn the oven down to 250% , cover and cook for about 6 hours for a 20 lb turkey or until it reaches 165%. I learned this technique from a well known chef named Frank Davis from New Orleans, La.
    It has never failed me. I have been cooking my turkeys this way since 1984 lol. But I think I’m going to try the cooking bag this year! Thank you for sharing your recipe and technique with us.

  299. Karen says:

    Yes, I have made my turkey in a bag before and they come out moist and flavorful. I’m gonna try this turkey recipe this year.

  300. Dotty dmathison85@gmail.com says:

    I’ve never made a turkey in a bag. I always cook it overnight

  301. Tina says:

    5 stars
    So easy and moist!

  302. Carol says:

    I always cook my turkey with cheese cloth soaked in butter. Always turns out perfectly.Carol

  303. Kim says:

    I always buy a turkey breast. I inject it with creole seasonings and cook it in the instant pot. It’s quick, easy and delicious.
    This year we will gave a whole turkey. I’ll be cooking it in the bag in the oven. We are hoping it turns out to be juicy.

  304. Karen Andrews says:

    5 stars
    I have used the bag method for at least 15 years to cook my turkey. It’s the only way and they are always moist. However I stuff my turkey also.

  305. Brenda says:

    We love deep frying our Turkey

  306. Michele Porter says:

    Love using turkey in a bag! So moist and juicy! Will have to try it with veggies as in your recipe! Yum!

  307. Ness Rutherford says:

    I didn’t know you could bake a Turkey without a bag! I might attempt a Breast in the insta-pot this year

  308. Carol Mast-briggs says:

    i always cook my turkey in a bag…i never stuff my turkey. i make stuffing on the side. i love the idea of adding the celery and vegetables in the cavity for that extra flavor.

  309. Teresa Kaufhold says:

    I have never cooked a turkey in a bag, but it looks like a good idea!
    I just roast the turkey stuffed with onions and celery
    in the cavity, sprinkled only with salt and pepper after rubbing with butter!

  310. Debbie Hatton says:

    I have always cooked my turkey in a bag. I love cooking in a bag every chance I get. It speeds up the cooking time and it so much easier to clean up the mess.

  311. Penny Nielsen says:

    5 stars
    I’ve been cooking turkeys in a bag for many years. I agree…easiest way to go. Have never put veggies in to cook turkey on, but will be trying that this coming week!
    Have a blessed Thanksgiving!

  312. Patti says:

    I have never cooked a turkey in a bag. I always roast a Butterball turkey and keep it well basted

  313. Jody N. says:

    I’m going to try this, this Thanksgiving. I have always made my turkey in a paper bag. I’m sure it’s very similar but maybe safer? I’m always afraid my paper bag is going to start on fire. It never has, thankfully. It’s the only way I have ever seen my mom cook her turkey.

  314. Angela Perrigo says:

    I remember as a little girl my brother loved to make Thanksgiving dinner the way my brother use to cook his turkey was He would put garlic and butter under the turkey skin for the stuffin he would cook up ground Sausages peppers onion’s summer squash Celery after all that was done cooking he would also mix broth to the stuffing instead of water and also dried cranberries then he would stuff the turkey after all that he would melt butter add Garlic salt onion salt A little bit of oregano then he would pour the butter mixture on top of the turkey Now that hes gone I try to keep up his tradition by making the turkey the same way he used to I’ve never tried using a bag to cook the turkey but I have thought about it but a few people unfortunately thought it was crazy for even Suggest a nap

  315. Sharon Steinle says:

    I have never tried cooking my turkey in a bag before but I did buy one this year. I also got the Creole Butter injector to try out. Most of the time the turkey turns out dry so I’m hoping this year its extra juicy.

  316. Cathy says:

    My fave way to cook turkey is fried

  317. Greta says:

    Like you, I decided a few years back to cook our turkeys in oven bags for the same reasons you listed. Keep those in the pantry. This thanksgiving I will work on remembering to add that spoon of flour. ?

  318. Rita says:

    This is the absolute best way to cook a turkey!!

  319. Liz Wellden says:

    I have not cooked a turkey in a bag but I think I might try it this year.

  320. Mary H says:

    We started using a bag to cook our turkey in many years ago. So much easier and no basting required. Over the years we were guests much more often than hosts. This year we are hosts again. My husband was surprised that I still had an extra bag, including the instructions. We plan to cook the turkey the day before Thanksgiving and enjoy a more peaceful morning before the guests arrive.

  321. Kimberly Wallace says:

    I like a good smoked Turkey! Have never tried cooking it in a bag?happy Thanksgiving!

  322. Debi Martin says:

    I like to inject the Turkey with seasoning and then bake in the oven. I also like to deep fry the Turkey.

  323. Tamula Creveling says:

    5 stars
    I have never cooked a turkey in a bag but I may just try this year

  324. Carrie Barnard says:

    THe flour just helps the bag from bursting. Yes, the turkey browns wonderfully.

  325. Dawn says:

    What does the flour do? How does the turkey get brown if it stays in the bag? Do you uncover it at all the last 15 to 30 minutes of cooking? I want to try this this year. It sounds delicious.

  326. Carrie Barnard says:

    Honestly it doesn’t matter with a turkey on the butter. I normally do salted butter, but if you want to have complete control over the salt, I would use unsalted. The flour is all purpose flour.

  327. TT says:

    I try to be precise when following recipes, especially something new, you said butter and flour, what kind? Salted, unsalted? Does it matter with a turkey?

  328. Carrie Barnard says:

    I hope it turns out great!

  329. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, just make sure that the bag does not touch the bottom or the sides of the roaster and it should work fine.

  330. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, you can add stuffing to the turkey if you prefer. I usually make mine separately so I don’t have a recommendation to use.

  331. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, you can stuff it before putting it in the bag.

  332. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, it will work in a roaster as well.

  333. Carrie Barnard says:

    Yes, I would start with the same cook time and make sure you check the internal temperature to ensure it cooks to a safe temperature. Thanks.

  334. Kristin says:

    If planning on stuffing the turkey would cooking time be longer?

  335. Vicki Smith says:

    Can you do this bag in a big roaster

  336. Ericka Swanger says:

    Can you stuff the turkey and cook it in the bag?

  337. Tina Blastow says:

    What about adding stuffing to the turkey instead of the veggies? What is the best stuffing to use?

  338. Pamela Randol says:

    Can I put Turkey with bag in roaster at 350 F? So I can use oven for other foods.

  339. Tonya Leach says:

    I can’t thank you enough for sharing this. I’ve struggled with cooking Turkey and it has come out dry. I had it once YEARSSS ago and it was delicious. So tender and juicy. So this year I’ve been looking for the cooking it in the bag and found you! Definitely going to try this. ?

  340. mike eastman says:

    how long in the bag id the turkey is stuffed ?

  341. Carrie says:

    It depends on the size of the turkey breast. It will take 1-2 hours until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.

  342. JC says:

    How long would i cook a turkey breast in an oven bag ? please advise !