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Sweet Potato Bacon Boats

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 8 Medium
  Cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), shredded
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Bacon slices 6 , crumbled (crisp-cooked, drained)
Directions

Scrub potatoes.
Bake in a 350°F oven for 1 hour or till done.
Cut a slice from the top of each potato; discard.
Scoop out inside of potato bottoms, being careful not to break shell.
Set shells aside.
In mixer bowl beat together scooped-out potatoes, 3/4 cup of the cheese, butter or margarine, salt, and dash pepper with electric mixer till fluffy.
Fold in 3/4 of the crumbled bacon.
Pile mixture into potato shells.
Place in a shallow baking pan.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350°F oven for 25 to 30 minutes.
Top with remaining cheese and bacon during the last 5 minutes of baking.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Bacon

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