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

Updated on September 25, 2011

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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    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

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

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      Cindy Vine 

      9 years ago from Cape Town

      this sounds so delish, I have to try it!

    • trish1048 profile image


      9 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.

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Godslittlechild- Thanks so much Enjoy!!

    • Godslittlechild profile image


      9 years ago

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

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Habee - Thanks they are Gooooood!

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      Holle Abee 

      9 years ago from Georgia

      Thumbs up! I do loves me some sweet taters!

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

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

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      9 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. :)

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Chow Down Gus Chow Down!

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      9 years ago

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

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

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

      Frieda Thanks for stopping by do Enjoy GBY

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      Frieda Babbley 

      9 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.

    • breakfastpop profile image


      9 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!

    • Hmrjmr1 profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from Georgia, USA

      Thank You Stars439 do Enjoy...

    • stars439 profile image


      9 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

      Another superb recipe. GBY


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