Prep 30 mins
Cook 45 mins
Sweet potatoes are not only an excellent source of Vitamins C and E, beta carotene, folic acid, potassium and fiber; they are DELICIOUS! This holiday, make a sweet potatoe dish like grandma used to or start your own holiday tradition with a new recipe twist like this sweet potatoe and apple casserole that will have your dinner guests asking for seconds. The brown sugar and maple syrup, almost turns this dish into a dessert - not for everyday perhaps, but just the thing for a holiday treat.
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 3⁄4 cup butter, softened
- 1⁄2 cup evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1⁄2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
- 1⁄2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 pinch salt
- 3 cups fresh sweet potatoes (scrubbed, steamed, peeled and mashed)
- 1 1⁄2 cups apple pie filling
- 1⁄4 cup Bourbon
- 1⁄2 cup brown sugar
- 1⁄3 cup flour
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1⁄2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
- 3 tablespoons maple syrup
- Combine all ingredients except those for topping in a large mixing bowl. Using electric mixer, beat until smooth.
- Spoon sweet potatoe mixture into a greased 2-quart casserole. Set aside.
- In a small mixing bowl, combine the brown sugar and flour. Using a pastry blender or a fork, cut in the butter until the mixture is the consistency of cornmeal. Stir in the toasted walnuts.
- Sprinkle topping over sweet potato casserole; drizzle with maple syrup. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, or until bubbly.