Side Dish Recipe- Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Dec. 03, 2017

My FAVORITE Thanksgiving side dish is always my grandmother's sweet potato casserole. It brings up so many fond memories of past holidays with each bite. This year I'm doing a spin on the classic by making individual ones! They're delicious, easy, and my favorite. Happy Thanksgiving!


Sweet potato 1
Orange zest 1 Teaspoon
Orange juice 1 Teaspoon
Vanilla extract 1/2 Teaspoon
Softened butter 1 Teaspoon
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
For the topping:
Brown sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Cinnamom 1 Teaspoon
Softened butter 1 Tablespoon
Chopped pecans 1 Tablespoon



1.Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.


2.Wrap your sweet potato in foil and put in the oven to back 45-55 minutes or until knife tender. Lower the heat to 350 degrees F.

3.Once cooked cut the potato in half and scoop out the center and add to a bowl. Put the skins on a sheet tray.

4.To the sweet potato add orange zest, orange juice, vanilla extract, and butter. Mash it together with a fork and add it back into the sweet potato skins.

5.In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar, softened butter, cinnamon, and chopped pecans.

6.Sprinkle the top of the sweet potato with the sugar mixture and put into the oven.

7.Bake for 10 minutes.


8.Serve hot! Happy Holidays!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 70 Minutes
Ready In: 70 Minutes
Servings: 2