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Serves 6



2 ½ lbs.            Jonathan, McIntosh, or Granny Smith Apples (must use tart apples)

peel & slice 1/4″ thick

5 lbs.                Sweet potatoes sliced 1/8″ thick

1 Tbs.               olive oil

Spice Layer Mixture

1 tsp.               cinnamon

1/2 tsp.             ginger

1/4 tsp.             nutmeg

1 tsp.               sea salt

Topping Ingredients

½ C.                 honey

1 ½ C.              chestnuts peeled and diced or (May use chestnut flour)

½ C.                 oats

¼ C.                 butter unsalted



Oil oven safe pan with olive oil

Layer apples, sweet potatoes, apples, sweet potatoes ending with sweet potatoes in top

Between each layer sprinkle with Cinnamon & Spice Mixture

Mix together Topping Ingredients

Sprinkle mixture evenly on top

Drizzle entire dish with honey

Cover & bake at 375º for 40 minutes

Uncover & bake an additional 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown