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Heavenly Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Heavenly Baked Sweet Potatoes Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 55 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider or unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar, apple cider, maple syrup, butter and reserved pineapple juice. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to 3/4 cup and syrupy, about 20 minutes. Stir in cinnamon and cloves; set aside and keep warm.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 400°. Layer half of the potatoes, apples and pineapple in a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Repeat layers. Sprinkle with salt. Pour reduced liquid over top. Cover and bake 40 minutes or just until tender.
  • 3. Sprinkle with pecans. Bake, uncovered, 13-18 minutes longer or until potatoes and apples are tender. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 231 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 28, 2012

"Made this for a family dinner, DELICIOUS and very little leftovers. Matched well with the slow-cooked ribs. Highly recommended!"

Reviewed Oct. 19, 2012

"omitted the salt, didn't have nuts. very good."

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