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Cranberry-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry-Orange Sweet Potatoes

Nothing says "Thanksgiving" like sweet potatoes and cranberries. This tangy, sweet casserole is great with either ham or roasted turkey.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2008

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Cook time:1 Hour, 29 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 2 1/4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 4 medium)
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 400°.

. Wrap each sweet potato in foil, and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 1 hour and 10 minutes or until very tender.

. Combine cranberries and water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 4 minutes or until most cranberries pop. Remove from heat; add marmalade, and stir until marmalade melts. Stir in cinnamon and next 3 ingredients.

. Scoop out pulp from potatoes; place pulp in a large mixing bowl. Discard potato skins. Mash pulp with a potato masher until smooth. Stir in cranberry mixture, and spoon into a 2-quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake at 400° for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.


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