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Praline Sweet Potatoes

 Praline Sweet Potatoes
Field editor Ruth Peterson of Jenison, Michigan likes to serve these creamy potatoes alongside ham loaf or a slice of ham. Chopped pecans add crunch to the sweet brown sugar topping.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, milk, egg yolk, salt and
  • pepper. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-cup baking dish.
  • In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, butter and
  • corn syrup until blended; cover and microwave on high for 1 minute
  • or until sugar is dissolved. Spoon over sweet potatoes. Sprinkle
  • with pecans. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20-22 minutes or until
  • a knife comes out clean. Yield: 2 servings.