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Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and savory! Add this dish to your meals during these crisp fall nights!

  • Serving Size:1/6 of recipe
  • Recipe Makes: 6 servings 
  • 5 sweet potatoes (cooked)
  • 4 apples
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup margarine (or cooking oil or butter)
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons honey (or table or maple syrup)
  1. Boil 5 sweet potatoes in water until their almost cooked. You will be able to poke your fork through the skin, but the potatoes should still feel firm. 
  2. After the sweet potatoes cool, peel and slice them.
  3. Peel the apples. Remove the cores, and slice the apples. 
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  5. Grease the casserole dish with butter, oil, or margarine.
  6. Put a layer of sweet potatoes on the bottom of the dish.
  7. Add a layer of sliced apples.
  8. Add some sugar, salt, and tiny pieces of butter or margarine to the apple layer. 
  9. Repeat steps 6, 7, and 8 to make more layers of sweet potatoes, apples, sugar and salt.
  10. On the top layer of apples, sprinkle the rest of the brown sugar and margarine , oil, or butter pieces. 
  11. Sprinkle the top layer with nutmeg. 
  12. Mix the hot water and honey (or maple or table syrup) together. Pour the mixture over the top layer.
  13. Bake entire dish for about 30 minutes or until apples are soft. 
Nutrition Information: 

One serving of Bakes Apples and Sweet Potatoes provides:

  • 300 Calories, 8 g. Fats, 1.5 g. Saturated Fats, 320 mg. Sodium, 60 g. Carbohydrate, 6 g. Fiber, 2 g. Protein
Cut Down on Choking: 

For kids 2- 4 years old, serve food in the following ways:

  • Cut fruit and vegetables into half-inch pieces.
  • You could also, puree, blend or mash all ingredients in this recipe. Firm, smooth, or slippery foods like fruit can slide down kids' throat before chewing.
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