Sweet Candied Yams and Apples

Sweet Candied Yams and Apples

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 1 hr 30 min
  • Total: 1 hr 45 min
  • Serving: Serves 8

A sweet Southern inspired side dish with honey-glazed yams and apples. A healthy and festive addition to your Thanksgiving Day feast.


  • 3 pounds yams, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 pound Granny Smith apples, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 medium onions, cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and toss well to combine.
  3. Empty ingredients into a large baking dish and bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. Test yams for tenderness.
  4. Increase the oven to 500 degrees and continue baking until yams are golden brown and all the liquid in the pan evaporates; approximately 15 minutes. Serve immediately.


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