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Sweet Potatoes and Apples in slow cooker

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Slow Cooker Sweet Potatoes and Apples is a delicious Holiday side dish. This is an easy recipe to make, and is lightly sweet.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot sweet potatoes and apples recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 227 kcal
Author Sandy Clifton


  • 2 lbs Sweet Potatoes (about 4-5 med.) peeled and cubed, divided
  • 4 med Apples, peeled and sliced, divided
  • 1 tsp Dried Rubbed Sage
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Real Maple Syrup
  • 4 Tbsp Butter, melted
  • 3 tsp Brown Sugar optional, for a sweeter result)


  1. Spray the crock with cooking spray.

  2. Add half of the cubed sweet potatoes and spread evenly.

  3. Add half of the sliced apples and spread evenly.

  4. Mix together the sage, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Then sprinkle half of it over the apples.

  5. Mix together the melted butter, maple syrup, and brown sugar. Pour half of it over the apples.

  6. Layer the remaining half of the sweet potatoes, then the remaining apples.

  7. Sprinkle with the remaining spice mixture, then the remaining butter mixture.

  8. Cover and cook on Low for 5-7 hours, or until the sweet potatoes are soft.

  9. Use a potato masher to mash the sweet potatoes and apples together.

  10. Serve as a side dish with your favorite poultry dinner.

Recipe Notes

Best size slow cooker for this recipe is 3-4 qt.