Sweet Potatoes With Applesauce (Crock Pot)

"Sweet potato dish that you cook in the crockpot, giving you more time to concentrate on the turkey! Great autumn side dish. Taken from the Betty Crocker Slow Cooker Cookbook."
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Ready In:
6hrs 15mins




  • Place sweet potatoes in a 2 to 3 1/2 quart slow cooker.
  • Mix remaining ingredients except nuts; spoon over potatoes.
  • Cover and cook on low heat 6 to 8 hours or until potatoes are very tender.
  • Sprinkle with nuts.

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  1. We have been using your recipe for a few years now for our Thanksgiving dinner. It was very well received by everyone that was used to the old wickedly sweet brown sugar sweet potatoes. The only thing I have changed is that I use pumpkin pie spice in place of cinnamon. Thank you for posting!
  2. Well orchestrated side dish! I prepped it the night before and put them in the pot at the same time I put the turkey in the oven. (4AM - yawn...) I liked the change from the usual _so-syrupy-sweet-that-your-teeth-ache_ yams. I used unsweetened applesauce and perhaps should have bumped up the sugar amount some to compensate. Next time ... Thanks for sharing your recipe!
  3. This was really good. I did not add nuts and used 1/2 as much splenda brown sugar instead of regular. My guests loved it and it took up no oven space.


  1. I sub pumpkin pie spice for the cinnamon.


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