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Coconut Broiled Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 8 Medium
  Flaked coconut 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), divided
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Maraschino cherries 8
Directions

MAKING
1. Add sweet potatoes in boiling water and cook for 20-25 till the potatoes are tender.
2. Cool the potatoes. Peel and cut them in halves, lengthwise.
3. In a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish add oil to grease. Arrange the potatoes in the dish.
4. Sprinkle a cup of coconut.
5. Add butter, brown sugar and whipping cream.
6. Pour this ready mixture on the sweet potatoes.
7. Top the dish with cherries and 1/2 cup coconut.
8. Broil for 2-3 inches at least 5 inches away from heat so that the potatoes are lightly browned.

SERVING
9. Serve coconut broiled sweet potatoes sprinkled with additional coconut.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Potato
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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