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Applesauce Sweet Potatoes

During the holidays, using a slow cooker not only frees up oven space, but time, too! Sweet potatoes are a must on our family menu, and this no-fuss version will have everyone thinking you spent hours in the kitchen. —Pamela Allen, Marysville, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 5 medium), peeled and sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup glazed pecans, chopped, optional

Directions

  • Place sweet potatoes in a 4-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix applesauce, brown sugar, melted butter and cinnamon; pour over potatoes.
  • Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until potatoes are tender. If desired, sprinkle with pecans before serving. Serve with a slotted spoon.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup (calculated without pecans): 303 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 57mg sodium, 65g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 6g fiber), 3g protein.

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  • JShocinski
    Jan 3, 2016

    I'm always looking for more ways to fix sweet potatoes. These were easy too make and really good

  • Joyce Call
    Jan 15, 2014

    Had a very interesting taste. Easy to make.