How to Make Sweet Potato-Apricot Casserole | The Cupboard Drawer Recipe Book

Here is a Holiday Favorite from “The Cupboard Drawer”, the sweet potato is one of Gods great wonders as all essential nutrients can be found in this delectable root. In the Yam form it serves as a dietary staple in many parts of the world. When it’s cooking it is one of the smells that brings all the warm and love of the holiday season to mind, and with that thought here’s hoping you have a great Thanksgiving with those you hold dear, and a truly wonderful Christmas.

Please also take a moment at your meal to offer those who serve at freedoms frontiers your fellowship of prayer that they may come home Safe and Soon with the Mission Accomplished. Enjoy…

2 Cans (40 oz ea) Sweet Potatoes Drained

¼ Cup Butter softened

2 Eggs

¼ Cup Dark Brown Sugar Packed

½ tsp Ground Cinnamon

1/8 tsp ground cloves

2 dashes ground Mace

1 Can (21 oz) Apricot Pie Filling (Peach will work as well for a sweeter more southern flavor)

Preheat oven to 350 Deg

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the Sweet Potatoes and Butter, beat until smooth.
  2. Add the Eggs, Brown Sugar, Cinnamon, Cloves, and Mace; beat until well mixed.
  3. In a 2 Qt Casserole dish, spoon in half the Sweet Potato Mix; spread evenly
  4. Add evenly, as a second layer half the Apricot Filling
  5. Repeat Sweet Potato and Filling layers
  6. Bake at 350 deg for 35-40 Mins or until heated through
  7. Garnish the corners with mini-marshmallows and parsley for presentation

Yield 10-12 Servings

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stars439 6 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

Another superb recipe. GBY


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Thank You Stars439 do Enjoy...


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breakfastpop 6 years ago

What a wonderful recipe. It's perfect for the holidays and I will definitely have it on my table. Thanks so much. You are amazingly versatile HammerJammer!


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Frieda Babbley 6 years ago from Saint Louis, MO

I can't even begin to tell you how divine this sounds! I'm going to share this with my sister. She'll be thrilled. She's been in the mood to make pies and casseroles. Me, I'm in the mood to eat them. =D Thanks much for sharing this.


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

BPop Thank you sir all skills built of necessity or love of the game..

Frieda Thanks for stopping by do Enjoy GBY


GusTheRedneck 6 years ago

Big John - OK for a go on this for next weekend - but minus those marshmallows. :-)))


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Chow Down Gus Chow Down!


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Lady_E 6 years ago from London, UK

This sounds yummy. Never tasted or heard of it before but it seems easy to make. Would like to try it one weekend. Thanks for the Recipe. :)


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Glad to be of service Lady E, Thanks for coming By!


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

Thumbs up! I do loves me some sweet taters!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Habee - Thanks they are Gooooood!


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Godslittlechild 6 years ago

Let's see....I love sweet potato casserole and I love apricots. This should be a winner for me!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Godslittlechild- Thanks so much Enjoy!!


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trish1048 6 years ago

Ok! well, I love sweet potatoes and my daughter does not. She does however, love apricots. This sounds like a way I could get her to learn to like sweet potatoes :) Mind you, she's a grown woman so she may be open to at least trying it.

Thanks so much.


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cindyvine 6 years ago from Kyiv, Ukraine

this sounds so delish, I have to try it!


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Hmrjmr1 6 years ago from Georgia, USA Author

Trish and cindyvine - Thanks for stopping by and Do Enjoy!

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