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Berry Mallow Yam Bake

 Berry Mallow Yam Bake
My Yam Bake has become a holiday tradition in our family. The blend of cranberries and sweet potatoes in this recipe results in a very pretty appearance—and a unique taste. I grew up on a small Arkansas farm in the foothills of the Ozarks. Both my mother and father are excellent cooks, and I've been cooking since I was a little girl. In fact, my husband teases me that I read cookbooks li
8 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min.


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 can (15-3/4 ounces) sweet potatoes, drained and liquid reserved
  • Miniature marshmallows, optional


  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, oats and cinnamon.
  • Cut in butter until coarse crumbs form. Set aside. Sprinkle
  • cranberries with sugar.
  • In a 2-qt. baking dish, layer half the yams, half of cranberry
  • mixture and half of crumb mixture. Repeat layers. Pour reserved yam
  • liquid over all.
  • Bake at 350° for 35 minutes or until heated through. If desired,
  • place several rings of marshmallows around the outer edge of baking
  • dish. Bake just until marshmallows are puffed and lightly browned.
  • Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 243 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 110 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.