CROCK POT SWEET POTATOES, PINEAPPLE AND CRANBERRIES

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This recipe for Crock Pot Sweet Potatoes, Pineapple and Cranberries is a perfect dish for any holiday meal and easy to make.  We like this anytime and not just during the holidays.  It is a combination of sweet and sour that is something different for your dinner table.

3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 1/2 cups fresh cranberries (could use frozen)
1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup brown sugar
1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained (reserve 1/2 cup of the pineapple juice)
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup walnuts or pecans, toasted

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Place sweet potatoes, cranberries and apple in crock pot.  In a bowl whisk together the ground cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and 1/2 cup of reserved pineapple juice.  Pour over the sweet potatoes, cranberries and apple. Toss to cover well.  Add butter to crock pot.  Place drained pineapple chunks in refrigerator to add later.  Cook on low for 6 to 7 hours or high for 4 hours. Stir to cover with juices a couple times.  About an hour before recipe is done, add the drained pineapple and toss with juices to cover.  Toast nuts by placing a single layer of nuts on a microwave-safe plate and nuke them for 1-minute intervals until they become crunchy. Sprinkle on top of your dish before serving.  Makes about 6 to 8 servings.  Enjoy!

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9 Comments

  1. I retired a couple of years ago from a job where I traveled much of the time and did not cook very much. Since I retired I am cooking more and enjoying it. Your recipes and tips have been my go to. Thank you so much for all the help you have given me. My friends and family have really enjoyed some of the things I have made. Your are the best!!! I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

    • The Southern Lady says:

      Thank you so much Martha! I am so happy to have you on the site and so happy you enjoy the recipes and tips. Don’t you just love retirement! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas and New Year. Hugs, Judy

  2. Merry Christmas to you and yours. I have a very happy family since joining your sight. Many thanks..

  3. thebetterbaker11 says:

    My oh my oh my!!That sounds like a fabulous dish..especially for the holidays!! Thanks. MERRY CHRISTMAS!

  4. Merry Christmas
    Thanks for all the yummy recipes

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