Sweet Potatoes (Yams) with Cranberries and Granny Apples Recipe

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A family favorite side to holiday dinners. This colorful dish has just the right balance of tart and sweet.

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Servings: 6


Cost per serving $0.41 view details


  1. In a medium saucepan bring 2-3 inches of water to boil. Add sweet potatoes; cover and boil gently for 20 - 30 minutes or until just barely tender - don't overcook. Drain, cool slightly, peel and slice into 1/4 inch thick pieces.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray a 1 ½ quart baking dish with nonstick spray.
  3. Meanwhile in a 2 cup microwave safe container mix together brown sugar, water, dried cranberries, cinnamon and butter. Microwave sauce mixture 2 ½ minutes on HIGH.
  4. In prepared baking dish layer sliced sweet potatoes with sliced apples. Pour the sauce mixture over the top. Cover top with foil.
  5. Bake covered for 15 minutes. Uncover and continue baking for 20 or more minutes until sweet potatoes and apples are tender.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 114g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 148  
Calories from Fat 35 24%
Total Fat 4.01g 5%
Saturated Fat 2.46g 10%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 57mg 2%
Potassium 210mg 6%
Total Carbs 28.75g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2.7g 9%
Sugars 18.71g 12%
Protein 0.89g 1%
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