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Praline Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Yield Makes 4 servings
Two to three sweet potatoes should equal 2 pounds.


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 2 apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons water

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add sweet potatoes; cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes or until golden. Turn potato slices over. Reduce heat, cover, and cook 5 more minutes.

  2. Remove potatoes from skillet. Add apples; cook 5 minutes on each side or until tender and golden.

  3. Return potatoes to skillet. Add sugars, pecans, cinnamon, and salt, tossing to coat. Add 2 tablespoons water, stirring to loosen browned particles. Cook 5 minutes or until potatoes and apples are glazed and tender.

The Woodlands, Texas