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Yankee Sweet Potatoes

Spice Islands®

Yankee Sweet Potatoes


  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

8 servings


2 cans (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 tablespoons butter OR margarine

2 teaspoons Spice Islands® Pumpkin Pie Spice

1/4 cup walnut OR pecan halves, if desired


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.

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.

Drizzle cranberry sugar mixture evenly over potatoes. Sprinkle with nuts, if desired.

Cover and bake 1 hour.

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