Coconut Broiled Sweet Potatoes
|Sweet potatoes||8 Medium|
|Flaked coconut||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.
Let cool to touch; peel and cut in half lengthwise.
Arrange the potatoes in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish; sprinkle with 1 cup coconut.
Combine brown sugar, butter, and whipping cream; pour mixture over sweet potatoes.
Top with remaining 1/4 cup coconut and cherries.
Broil 5 inches from heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned.