Mama's Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Mama's Sweet Potatoes And Apples Recipe

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Shannon Rice


My mom serves this every year. I used to hate sweet potatoes until I tried this.


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  • 1 lrg can(s)
    yams in syrup
  • 4-5 medium
    cooking apples, sliced thin
  • 1 stick
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    + 1 tsp cornstarch

How to Make Mama's Sweet Potatoes and Apples


  1. Add to a medium saucepan the water, sugar, salt, cinnamon and cornstarch. Bring to a boil on med to med-high heat until sauce thickens. Remove from stove. Add the stick of butter and let it melt in the hot sauce. Stir to combine.
  2. Slice the sweet potatoes (yams)into thin strips. Prepare a 9x9 square baking dish. Alternate layers of sweet potatoes and apples. Pour sauce over until well covered. It may not take all of the sauce so use your best jusgement. Cover with foil and bake at 350 for 1 hour. Enjoy!

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