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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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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 399 Calories from Fat 145

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.1%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.1 mg5.4%

Sodium 91.4 mg3.8%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.1 g24.5%

Sugars 35.1 g

Protein 4 g7.8%

Vitamin A 429.5% Vitamin C 13.7%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe