My Applesauce Sweet Potato Bake

Norma DeRemer


I made these for our dinner last night and we both liked them very much. They were easy to put together and didn't take long to bake. These are a keeper for me and my sweetheart.

★★★★★ 1 vote
45 Min
30 Min


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

How to Make My Applesauce Sweet Potato Bake


  • 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:

    *Miniature marshmallows
    *Canned sliced peaches or pineapple
    *Toasted pecans or almonds
    *French-fried onion rings or crushed croutons

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About My Applesauce Sweet Potato Bake

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian