Karen's Cranberry Apple Sweet Potato Packet


Slices of sweet potatoes, apples, and dried cranberries are baked or grilled in foil with brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon until tender for an easy side dish and no clean up.

5 servings


  • 1 sheet (18x24-inches) Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil

  • 4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 2 Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples, cored, thinly sliced into rings

  • ½ cup dried cranberries or raisins

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F or grill to medium-high.

  2. Center sweet potatoes, apples and cranberries on sheet of Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Combine butter and cinnamon; drizzle over brown sugar.

  3. Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal making one large foil packet, leaving room for heat circulation inside.

  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes on a cookie sheet or in a 13x9x2-inch dish OR GRILL 20 to 25 minutes in covered grill until sweet potatoes are tender.


Reynolds Kitchens Tips:

Wrap an easy holiday side dish in Reynolds Wrap® Heavy Duty Foil packets. They help keep food moist and flavorful in the oven or on the grill and, best of all, no cleanup!

Here's a video showing this handy kitchen tip.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

362 Calories
7g Fat
75g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 362
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 18mg 6%
Sodium 156mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 75g 27%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 42g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 7mg 36%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 705mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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