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Joanne's Sweet Potatoes - updated

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"Original recipe was from 1933; Joanne says the apples were nice with the potatoes"

Serves 8 servings | Prep Time 45 minutes | Cook Time 40 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

The original recipe called for a syrup made with brown sugar and water which was a stand-by back in the day in place of more expensive maple syrup

Ingredients You'll Need

4 Sweet Potatoes
4 Granny Smith apples
2 tsp maple syrup (may use more)
2 tsp water
1 tsp salt
4 Tbsp butter


Parboil potatoes cut into dice

Pare, core, and cut apples into cubes

Grease casserole

Place in layers sprinkled with salt

Pour over the maple syrup mixed with water

Dot with the butter

Bake 30 minutes

Garnish with marshmallows and return to oven to brown

Chopped hazelnuts and buttered breadcrumbs also maybe used

Pairs Well With

Bacon according to Grandma Clara

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