Yankee Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Yankee Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Delicious Yankee Sweet Potatoes.

  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Total Time: 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 8 servings


  • 2 can (16 ounces each) sweet potatoes in light syrup, drained
  • 1 cup thinly sliced, peeled and cored apples
  • 1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter OR margarine
  • 2 tsp Spice Islands Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1/4 cup walnut OR pecan halves, if desired


  1. Preheat oven to 325º F. Cut sweet potatoes crosswise into 1/2-inch thick slices. Arrange half of potatoes evenly in a shallow 1-1/2 quart casserole. Top with apples, then with remaining potatoes. Set aside.
  2. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine dried cranberries, sugar, butter, and pumpkin pie spice. Microwave on high power 1 minute, or until butter is melted. Stir to blend.
  3. Drizzle cranberry sugar mixture evenly over potatoes. Sprinkle with nuts, if desired. Cover and bake 1 hour.