Cranberry Apple Yam Bake is a wonderful alternative to marshmallow-topped yams. This yam side dish will be the new favorite recipe.  The tart of both granny smith apples and cranberries with the sweet yams and walnuts in a cinnamon sauce is simply amazing.
Prep time: 10 MINUTES  Cook time: 45 MINUTES  Total time: 55 MINUTES


  • 2 Granny Smith apples, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 (17 ounce) cans yams, drained
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


  1. Spray a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray lightly.
  2. Mix the brown sugar with the cinnamon together.
  3. Next places a layer of apples and yams on the bottom of the dish.
  4. Sprinkle on a little bit of the brown sugar mixture.
  5. Top with some of the cranberries and nuts.
  6. Dot that layer with half of the butter. Then repeat doing the layers again.
  7. Once you have all together drizzle the heavy cream over the top of the dish.
  8. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 35 to 40 minutes.
  9. Take out the oven, serve it up and ENJOY!

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