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Backstory**The dish may need to bake longer than an hour, depending on your stove. Check it after the hour, but perhaps bake an additional 10-20 minutes, checking often.
This is definitely my favorite way to serve sweet potatoes at thanksgiving. The sweet and tart mix is a perfect compliment to the usual thanksgiving fare.
I found this dish while looking through some old recipe books. I don't even remember which book it was, but i've made it for 2 years running for thanksgiving dinner, and it always gets great reviews. :)
- 3-4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled
- 2 C. Granny Smith apples, peeled & sliced
- 3 C. Mini marshmallows
- 1 C. sugar
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 C. chopped pecans (opt.)
- 2 tbsp. cornstarch
- 1/2 C. water
- 1 tbsp butter
- Slice sweet potatoes 1/4" thick. In a large buttered baking dish (9x13), layer sweet potatoes, apples and marshmallows. Sprinkle with mixture of sugar, cinnamon, salt & optional pecans. Blend cornstarch and water in small bowl and pour over layers. Dot with butter and bake covered at 350 degrees for a hour.