My Applesauce Sweet Potato Bake
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- 1 lb
- sweet potatoes or yams (about 3 medium) or 1 can (18 ounce) of vacuum-packed sweet patatoes, cut lenghwise in half.
- 1 c
- 1/3 c
- packed brown sugar
- 1/4 c
- chopped nuts
- 1/4 c
- dried canberries
- 1/2 tsp
- ground cinnamon
- 2 Tbsp
- butter or margarine
1Pre-heat oven to 375.
2Place sweet potatoes in a 3 quart saucepan; add enough water to cover.
3Heat to boiling; reduce heat and cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes. (or microwave potatoes wrapped in paper towels for 30 minutes or until tender)
4Drain sweet potatoes and remove skins, cut each sweet potato linghwise in half.
5Place sweet potatoes, cut side up in a ungreased 2 quart casserole or square baking dish, 8 X 8 X 2 inches.
6Spread applesauce over sweet potatoes.
7Mix brown sugar, nuts, cranberries and cinnamon and sprinkle over applesauce.
8Dot with butter and cover and bake about 30 minutes or until hot.
9For a shortcut: use one can (18 ounce) vacuum-packed sweet potatoes, cut lengthwise in half instead of fresh sweet potatoes.
10Why not try different sprinkles:
*Canned sliced peaches or pineapple
*Toasted pecans or almonds
*French-fried onion rings or crushed croutons