Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Our family cherishes a tradition of sweet potatoes with apples and raisins. If I suggest something different, they say “Oh NO, Beema, that's part of the love.” —Judy Batson, Tampa, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2-1/4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 medium), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped peeled apple
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup brandy, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 330 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 59mg sodium, 72g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 5g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Place sweet potatoes in a 6-qt. stockpot; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, apple juice, apple and raisins; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. If desired, stir in brandy.
  3. Transfer sweet potatoes to a greased 8-in.-square baking dish; top with apple mixture. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until bubbly and sweet potatoes are tender, basting occasionally with sauce. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home February/March 2015, p69

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rllewis7 User ID: 7124309 257013
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2016

"Love the sweet potato, apple and raisin combo. The brown sugar glaze makes everything warm and caramelized, a perfect fall recipe!"

aug2295 User ID: 4631582 220980
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2015

"We really enjoyed these! My whole family has a sweet tooth and we're all big fans of the marshmallow coated sweet potato casserole. This was as good, with way more natural ingredients. Love the touch of brandy."

pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 220134
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2015

"These were done just right. A little too sweet for my liking, but my fianc? gobbled them up!"

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