Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Apples


Syrup, cider, and butter make an easy glaze for this sweet potato side dish. Serve it with roast turkey or ham.

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and Apples
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 40 mins


  • cup butter

  • ¼ cup maple or maple-flavor syrup

  • ¼ cup apple cider or juice

  • 3 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-1/2- to 2-inch chunks (8 cups)

  • 1 ¾ pound tart red and/or green apples (such as Macintosh, Granny Smith or Rome Beauty), cored and cut into eighths (4-1/2 cups)

  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted


  1. In a medium saucepan combine butter, syrup, and cider; heat to boiling, stirring occasionally. Boil gently, uncovered, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; set aside. Place potatoes in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish. Pour butter mixture over potatoes; stir to coat. Cover and bake in a 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes.

  2. Uncover dish; add apples and stir to coat evenly. Bake, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until sweet potatoes are tender, stirring once halfway through baking. Sprinkle with pecans before serving. Makes 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

278 Calories
14g Fat
38g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 278
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Protein 3g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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