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Baked Apples with Sweet Potato Stuffing

Beverly

These baked apples are stuffed with a sweet potato, pineapple and pecan filling and topped with marshmallows.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 379 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 3.8 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 87g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 3.2 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 89 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large pot over medium heat, combine the candies and water. Stir until candies are dissolved.
  3. Add the apples and baste frequently until apples begin to soften. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  4. Mix together the sweet potatoes, brown sugar, pineapple and pecans.
  5. Stuff the cooled apples with the sweet potato mixture. Mound any remaining mixture on top of apples.
  6. Place in 4 quart casserole dish and bake for 20 minutes; place a marshmallow on each apple, return to oven and cook until marshmallows are golden brown.
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Reviews

MamaW
17
11/29/2007

I made this for Thanksgiving and everyone loved it! There were 3 (of 10) who said they didn't like apples, but each one loved the dish. The subtle pineapple flavor was a nice suprise that everyone enjoyed. There was plenty of "stuffing" left over and I added marshmellows to the top of a small casserole dish and that was gobbled up, too! The only changes I may make in the future was to cut wider holes, allowing more stuffing to be in the apple. I used Granny Smith, which were perfect apples to use for this dish. (I also bought a bag of cinnamon hard candies since I couldn't find the "red hots" easily. I melted them in a crock pot with water. This worked wonderfully!)

AMYKINS81
16
8/20/2005

This was the talk of our Thanksgiving meal. No one in my family will eat sweet potatoes except for this recipe!! The family expects them every Thanksgiving now because they look and taste so special!!

MOIREBRI
12
9/4/2003

I chose this recipe because it sounded so unusual and also healthy. It was pretty good, but a taste we're so unused to that I'm not sure this is something we'd crave. I don't know if I'd make it again or not.