Smashed Sweet Potatoes With Dried Cranberries

Total Time
6hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 6 hrs

The cranberries add a burst of color and flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add the sweet potato slices to a lightly oiled 4-quart slow cooker.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the apple juice and brown sugar; pour mixture over the potatoes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 hours, until the potatoes are tender.
  5. Right before servings, smash the potatoes with a potato masher until smooth; fold in the cranberries.
  6. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

This dish was a great accompaniment to pork. As other reviewers suggested, I cut back significantly on the brown sugar. It was still quite sweet, partly because I used sweetened dried cranberries since they were on hand. It was very easy to throw together, and leftovers were good, too! Thanks.

Katie224 March 05, 2010

I thought this was very good. There was a lot of liquid in the crockpot when the potatoes were ready to be mashed and they were really soupy. I ended up leaving the lid off for a while to try and thicken them, so next time I might drain them before mashing. I only used 2 T of brown sugar and they were quite sweet. My kids picked out the cranberries but liked it otherwise.

wife2abadge April 02, 2007

What a wonderful tasty addition to our Thankgiving table. My husband has already requested these for Christmas dinner too. Thanks for the share !

Chef RZ Fan November 25, 2006

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