Apple-Filled Sweet Potato Nests are a great new way to serve sweet potatoes at your holiday gatherings! Served with roast turkey, chicken or pork, these are sure to be the start of a new family tradition.
- 1 package (12 ounces) STOUFFER'S Harvest Apples, defrosted*
- 1 can (22 ounces) sweet potatoes or yams, drained
- 2 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
PREHEAT oven to 400° F. Lightly grease baking sheet.
WHIP sweet potatoes until smooth in large mixer bowl. Add eggs, butter, sugar, vanilla extract and nutmeg; beat until well combined. Season with salt.
SPOON mixture onto prepared baking sheet, forming 6 mounds, 2 inches apart. Make a depression in each mound using back of a spoon to form a nest. Fill centers of nests with Harvest Apples.
BAKE for 30 minutes.
*DEFROST Harvest Apples in microwave on MEDIUM (50%) power for 6 to 7 minutes.
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Would prefer to use real sweet potatoes instead of canned.
The Best Dessert Ever
My husband and I tried this recipe this past Christmas, for my in-laws, friend and relatives. Every one kept coming back for more. It was delicious and easy. You will definitely be satisfied.
Very Easy and Everyone Likes It
I decided to try these for our Thanksgiving dinner this year, what a GREAT RECIPE!!! It was not only very simple, but very good and even my husband ate two of them, and that's an accomplishment, since he always says he doesn't care for yams or sweet potatoes. I've had to run off 12 of the recipes on my computer for friends already, so I'm adding it to my recipe box so it's easier to get to. Thanks for the recipe!!!
Apple-filled Sweet potatoes
This is great,Everyone just loved it,made me feel like a real chef. thank you so much for inviting me to web site. I really appreciate it.
Absolutely the best. I received many positive comments and requests for the receipt.
Thanks for a gluten free recipe. I am going to make this for supper and from the comments I read on your site I am sure it will be a 5+.
Apple-filled sweetPotato Nests
I am looking forward on trying this recipe for my Thanksgiving Dinner. I appreciate so much for inviting me to join for these wonderful recipes. I always like to try something new.
Wishing you'll a Happy Thanksgiving Day,
apple filled sweet potatoe nests
Recipe sounds great - but when you prepare a special dish like the above, one should not used canned food, but prepare from scratch. ML
fixingfor about 50 for thanksgiving
We have Thanksgiving in our area for everyone that lives there so this will be great. I have had these before but SHE would not give it to me. So thank you.
Apple-Filled Sweet Potato Nests
It is to die for! I have never made this particular dish before and you can be sure I will make it for almost every occaison. Thank you very much for allowing me the pure joy of trying this delicious meal.
I made this for Thanksgiving. It was wonderful. Very easy to make. I'm ashamed to say I ate most of it before it got to the table. I used real apples which I coated with cinnamon. I also made one with marshmallows in the middle for my son. I highly recommend this dish.
I cubed, boiled, then mashed 2 medium yams instead of using canned and cubed about 1 1/2 granny smith apples instead of the frozen ones. I wasn't sure if the frozen ones came with sugar and spices so I tossed my apples in a ziploc with a little sugar and cinnamon. This recipe has a little baked pie taste to it, yet not that sweet. Plain yams are okay to me but this stuff I wanted to gobble up.