Candied Sweet Potatoes and Apples
|Sweet potatoes||2 Pound (peeled)|
|Light brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Apple cider||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Braeburn/Other cooking apples||3 Large, cut into 1/2" rings (cored)|
Cut sweet potatoes in half crosswise.
Cook in boiling water to cover 10 minutes.
Drain and cool.
Cut crosswise into 1/2" slices.
Combine brown sugar and next 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil; boil 10 minutes.
Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
Layer sweet potato and apple slices in a greased 13" x 9" baking dish.
Pour glaze over slices.
Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 1 hour or until potatoes are candied and glaze is thickened, basting with glaze after 30 minutes.