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Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Bake

 Contest-Winning Sweet Potato Bake
This is an easy dish to prepare and is a perfect addition to that special holiday meal. The topping is flavorful and gives a nice contrast of textures.
10-12 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 7 large sweet potatoes (about 6 pounds), peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • TOPPING:
  • 12 oatmeal cookies, crumbled
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  • Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook just for 10-15 minutes or until
  • tender. Drain
  • Mash potatoes with butter. Add the marmalade, orange juice, brown
  • sugar, salt and ginger. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking
  • dish. Toss cookie crumbs with butter; sprinkle over the top.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes or until browned. Let
  • stand for 15 minutes before serving. Yield: 10-12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 293 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 550 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 3 g protein.