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Cashew-Peach Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Cashew-Peach Sweet Potatoes Recipe

After trying this tasty side dish, I think you’ll agree that it is holiday-special. Sweet peaches and crunchy cashews really enhance the sweet potatoes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  • 1. Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 30-45 minutes or just until tender. Drain and cool slightly; peel and cut into cubes.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, cashews, salt and ginger. Place half of the sweet potatoes in an ungreased 11x7-in. baking dish; top with half of the peaches and brown sugar mixture. Repeat layers; dot with butter.
  • 3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until bubbly and heated through. Yield: 10 servings.

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debtester User ID: 7395154 161168
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"This recipe is wonderful. Everytime I make it, I am asked for the recipe. I cut the peaches into chunks and sometimes I use nuts and sometimes I don't but it is always great!"

kschneider8942 User ID: 6001062 152879
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2013

"I served this on Christmas and it quickly became a family fav. The combo of the peaches and sweet potatoes are delicious"

michaelsd98 User ID: 4518499 136344
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"I used pecans instead of cashews. Everyone at my dinner table was stating how yummy the dish was. Great recipe and it helped in filling the men."

BigDuck40 User ID: 6263328 79680
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2011

"This is a great dish with a twist! Our whole family enjoyed it. I would cut the peaches smaller next time though."

snpeirce User ID: 5359545 136343
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2010

"I have made this recipe for Thanksgiving dinner for years! I still get compliments from family members who eat it every year. I add extra peaches to satisfy my family's taste!"

Krisha User ID: 2072983 86434
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2008

"easy and delicious and healthy. Thank you!"

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