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Ken’s Sweet Potatoes

Total Time

Prep: 40 min. + cooling Bake: 45 min.


8 servings

This simple recipe turns plain sweet potatoes into a wonderful holiday side dish. The raisins add a nice touch, and the sweet syrup makes the potatoes taste extra-special. -Ken Churches, Kailua-Kona, HI


  • 8 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed


  1. Cook and peel potatoes; allow to cool. Slice and place in a grease 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a small saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Pour over the potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes, basting occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 331 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (52g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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