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Sweet Potato Stuffed Baked Apples

Posted Nov 30 2009 12:00am

 

These sweet potato stuffed, marshmallow topped, baked apples are the side-dish standouts at my family’s Thanksgiving dinner every year. I look forward to them the most and I’ll bet after tasting them, you will too!

baked-apples 

Ingredients:

32oz canned cooked sweet potatoes

6 Tablespoons brown sugar

6 Tablespoons butter

6 baking apples (we used Braeburns)

1 cup small marshmallows

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Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mash sweet potatoes with brown sugar and butter, until potatoes and butter are still slightly chunky.

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2. Wash and cut the tops off of the apples.

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3. Core apples and scoop out the the insides, leaving 1/4 inch of flesh inside the skin and bottom of the apple. Do not pierce through the bottom of the apple.

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4. Fill apples to the top with the sweet potato mixture and smooth off the top.

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5. Bake apples for 40-50 minutes or until apples feel soft when pressed. Top each apple with marshmallows and broil until golden brown.

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6. Allow apples to cool slightly and serve.

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Enjoy!

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