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Cranberry Pork & Sweet Potatoes Recipe
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Cranberry Pork & Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Serve dinner from the slow cookermdash;tender pork chops and sweet potatoes flavored with applesauce, cranberry sauce and brown sugar. It’s a wonderful meal for the holiday season.—Doris Branham, Kingston, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-2/3 cups sweetened applesauce (about 15 ounces)
  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 3 large), peeled and cut into 1-inch slices
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (6 ounces each)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce


  1. Place applesauce in a 6-qt. slow cooker. Top with sweet potatoes; sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and brown sugar.
  2. Place pork chops over potatoes; sprinkle with remaining salt and pepper. Spoon cranberry sauce over pork. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until pork and sweet potatoes are tender. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cranberry Pork & Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2014

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.

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