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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.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 large 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 524 calories, 20g fat (9g saturated fat), 139mg cholesterol, 479mg sodium, 84g carbohydrate (57g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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