Apple-Buttered Sweet Potatoes

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS
PREP: 15 MINS
SLOW COOK: 6 HRS TO 7 HRS (LOW) OR 3 TO 3 1/2 HOURS (HIGH)

 

 

 

 


Ingredients

3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 8 cups)

2 medium Granny Smith and/or other tart cooking apples, cored and cut into wedges

1/2 cup dried cherries or dried cranberries (optional)

1 cup whipping cream

1 cup apple butter

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice


Directions
  1. In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker, combine sweet potato, apple, and, if desired, dried cherries. In a medium bowl, combine cream, apple butter, and pumpkin pie spice. Pour cream mixture over mixture in cooker; stir gently to combine.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (Apple-Buttered Sweet Potatoes)

Per serving: 351 kcal , 9 g fat (6 g sat. fat , 0 g polyunsaturated fat , 3 g monounsaturated fat ), 33 mg chol. , 25 mg sodium , 65 g carb. , 5 g fiber , 40 g sugar , 2 g pro.