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Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes 2 Small
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Pecans 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Pineapple juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water 20 to 25 minutes or until tender.
Let sweet potatoes cool, peel and cut into 3/4-inch-thick slices.
Arrange sweet potatoes in a lightly greased shallow 1-quart casserole.
Combine sugar, pecans, juices, and cinnamon, mixing well, pour over sweet potatoes, tossing gently.
Dot with butter.
Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes, spooning glaze over potatoes occasionally.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Candy
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
2

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