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Twice Baked Honey Orange Chipotle Sweet Potatoes

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These baked sweet potatoes are a great addition to any meal. They are also elegant enough to serve as a side on festive occasions.
Ingredients
  Sweet potato 6 Medium, scrubbed
  Cooking butter 2 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon, freshly squeezed
  Orange zest 1 Teaspoon
  Chipotle powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2. Place the sweet potatoes on a pan and bake for 1 hour.
3. Remove from oven and allow cooling – until cool enough to handle.

MAKING
4. Melt the butter and honey together.
5. Carefully cut each baked potato in half.
6. Into a bowl scoop out the flesh being careful not to tear the skins.
7. Add the orange juice, orange zest, chipotle, cinnamon and melted butter and honey. Mix well.
8. Refill the potato skins with the mashed potatoes.
9. Place them back in the oven at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. Remove from oven.

SERVING
10. In a serving plate, serve this hot with any main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
85 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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