Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Sweet Potatoes with Apples

7 reviews, 4.7 star(s). 86% would make again

Ready in 1 hour 25 minutes

Twice baked sweet potatoes, spiced with a hint of cinnamon, orange, and nutmeg and flavored subtly with Granny Smith apples. Even those who dislike sweet potatoes (yes they exist) will like this side!


8 medium sweet potatoes; or yams
1/2 cup Butter; softened
1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 medium Granny Smith apples; (2 cups) peeled,cored, coarsely chopped

Original recipe makes 8 Servings



Heat oven to 350F. Prick sweet potatoes with fork to allow steam to escape. Bake for 55 to 65 minutes or until folk tender.

Cut thin, lengthwise slice from top of each sweet potato; scoop out inside, leaving thin shell. Place shells on 15x10x1-inch jelly-roll pan; set aside.

Place hot sweet potato and all remaining ingredients except apple in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed and no lumps remain (2 to 3 minutes). Stir in apples by hand. Fill reserved shells with sweet potato mixture. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.


If desired, do not stuff shells. Spoon hot sweet potato mixture into serving bowl.

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Shown with a sprinkling of chipped pecans

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I just made it in a casserole dish, but it was a favorite at dinner, by far! Thank you... this is a keeper... :)
juliesprankelhatfieldk7t8t0 1y ago

This was really good. The spices were not over-powering, but blended in nicely. I peeled and boiled the sweet potatoes though bc I was on a time restraint, but mixed everything else up accordingly and baked it without the shells.
Jebb36 1y ago

I've made this several times now, and both my husband and my son think of it as "dessert with dinner" because it's so good. Awesome recipe!
Erincpeters 2y ago

Even my veggie-hating in-laws liked this! I didn't bother with the potato skins, just used a baking pan. Very tasty.
Erincpeters 2y ago

Very good
nyliz2005 2y ago

Really ingenuous, nothing I would have come up with myself! The slight tart crunch of the apples sets off the spiced and creamed sweet potatoes PERFECTLY and was utterly delicious. Keeping this in mind for Thanksgiving, TY!
Corwin26 2y ago

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