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Baked Yams with Amaretti Topping

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Ingredients
  Yams 6 Medium (Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes)
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Amaretto 2 Tablespoon (Almond-Flavored Liqueur)
  Butter/Low-cholesterol margarine 4 Tablespoon, softened
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Amaretti 12 (Imported Almond Cookies)
Directions

Bake the yams in a 400° F. oven for 45 minutes, or until tender.
Scoop out the flesh and mash it with the brown sugar, amaretto liqueur, 2 tablespoons of the butter, and the salt.
Spread the yam mixture in a 9-by-9-inch baking pan.
Pulverize the amaretti cookies between 2 pieces of wax paper; blend in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter.
Sprinkle the cookie crumbs on the yams.
Preheat the oven to 350° F., and bake the yams for 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Yam
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2701 Calories from Fat 564

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 65 g100%

Saturated Fat 31.3 g156.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129 mg43%

Sodium 646.8 mg26.9%

Total Carbohydrates 502 g167.4%

Dietary Fiber 49.2 g196.9%

Sugars 160.7 g

Protein 28 g56.9%

Vitamin A 63.1% Vitamin C 342%

Calcium 21.9% Iron 36.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Baked Yams With Amaretti Topping Recipe