Karen's Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Packet Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Karen's Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Packet Recipe
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Karen’s Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Packet
Sweet potatoes, apples, and dried cranberries bake in a tasty brown sugar sauce. See more

Karen's Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Packet

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"Slices of sweet potatoes, apples, and dried cranberries are baked or grilled in foil with brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon until tender for an easy side dish and no clean up."

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F or grill to medium-high.
  2. Center sweet potatoes, apples and cranberries on sheet of Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Combine butter and cinnamon; drizzle over brown sugar.
  3. Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal making one large foil packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes on a cookie sheet or in a 13x9x2-inch dish OR GRILL 20 to 25 minutes in covered grill until sweet potatoes are tender.
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  • Reynolds Kitchens Tips:
  • Wrap an easy holiday side dish in Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Foil packets. They help keep food moist and flavorful in the oven or on the grill and, best of all, no cleanup!

Reviews More Reviews

Jun 28, 2014

Loved this one! Never thought to grill sweet potatoes but they caramelized into a great dish we will have on the grill again! Had a nice sweetness to it that was great!

Dec 20, 2013

Delicious....made the recipe without any changes and it was almost more like a dessert then a side dish :)


18 Ratings

Aug 17, 2014

This was great! Next time I will put in the full amount of sugar called for and a little sea salt! Thanks for sharing.

Mar 28, 2014

The family requested I leave out the cranberries, so I did, but it was still very good. After reading some of the reviews I cut back just a smidgeon on the brown sugar which worked out very well for us. This was easy and delicious and I love no clean up.

Feb 08, 2014

We made this as side dish with chicken. It was delicious. We also added chopped walnuts to it. All the ingredients blended together so well - the apples, sweet potatoes and cranberries were just so tasty all together. It will be our new sweet potato dish for Thanksgiving! So very simple to make too!

Jan 14, 2014

Great recipe and very easy to make. I used dark brown sugar and craisins, wrapped in foil and put in a 9" square pan. Cooked for 1 hour at 400. Reheated the next day very well. Thinking of adding this to my Thanksgiving menu next year. Will definitely cook again.

Jan 06, 2014

Great recipe. I needed something to go with Smoked tenderloin and this was a perfect side dish. Easy to prepare with great flavor. I did use a little sea salt on the potatoes. I will definitely be making this again.

Dec 30, 2013

Excellent. I made this in a 9x13 glass pan. I also had to let it cook about 45 minutes total to cook the sweet potatoes, as other comments suggested. I used Craisins for the cranberries. I wrapped it up in a 'hot wrap' to take 1.5 hours to a family gathering, and it was great when we got there. It also tastes good cold the next day! Not much left, however!


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  • Calories
  • 362 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 75.1 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 7 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 7.2 g
  • 29%
  • Protein
  • 3.1 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 156 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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