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Ken's Sweet Potatoes

 Ken's Sweet Potatoes
This simple recipe turns plain sweet potatoes into a wonderful holiday side dish. The raisins add a nice touch, and the sweet syrup makes the potatoes taste extra-special. -Ken Churches, Kailua-Kona, HI
8 ServingsPrep: 40 min. + cooling Bake: 45 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1-1/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

Directions

  • Cook and peel potatoes; allow to cool. Slice and place in a grease
  • 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. In a small saucepan, combine remaining
  • ingredients; bring to a boil, stirring frequently. Pour over the
  • potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 45 minutes, basting
  • occasionally. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 331 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 70 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.