Apple Yam Delight

Marcia McCance


Got this recipe in the 70's but don't have a picture of the finished dish... even on the internet. So, I chose a couple that are "representative".

It is sweet but not like the marshmallow ones.

Hope you like the alternative!!


★★★★★ 3 votes




  • 3/4 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    instant oatmeal (or regular)
  • 1/3 c

  • 1 can(s)
    16 oz bite sized yams
  • 1 jar(s)
    chunky style apple sauce
  • 1 tsp
    ground cinnamon

How to Make Apple Yam Delight


  1. TOPPING: Mix together the sugar, flour, and oatmeal, then cut in the butter until crumbly and set aside
  2. CASSEROLE: In a 6x10x2 pan (or equivalent 8x8x2) arrange a little less than 1/2 of the apple sauce layered in the bottom of the pan.
  3. Sprinkle half of the cinnamon on this layer (1/2 tsp) and then spoon 3 Tbsp of the topping on this layer, also
  4. Evenly layer all of the yams and sprinkle with the rest of the cinnamon.
  5. Layer the rest of the apple sauce and then the topping on the yams
  6. Bake 350 F, 30-40 minutes -- Serve warm

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About Apple Yam Delight

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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