Auntie Ems Sweet Potatoes


6 medium sweet potatoes

2/3 C brown sugar

4 medium to large apples

1 T. cinnamon or spice combination for apple pie

C apple juice or cider

C pecans

C butter



Bake or microwave potatoes until nearly soft, then peel and slice into rounds about to 1 inch thick. 


Peel the apples if desired, slice as for pie or into half-rounds, thinner than the potatoes.  Toss with spices and sugar.  Place in a greased baking dish. Add C apple juice or cider.  Sprinkle with pecans.  Dot with butter. 


Cover and bake 30-40 min. at 350 degrees.  Adjust ingredients to taste.  Can leave out sugar and add sliced, caramelized onions. Serves 4.