Thursday, February 26, 2009

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

"A great side-dish with turkey or ham"

All Natural PAM Cooking Spray
2 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes
3 tbsp. butter or margarine
1/4 cup pancake syrup
2 tbsp. brown sugar
2 tbsp. flaked coconut (optional)
1/3 cup pecan halves, chopped
1 1/2 cups Campfire Miniature Marshmallows

Spray 8x8x2-inch baking dish with PAM. In 3-qt. saucepan, place sweet potatoes and water to cover; heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 25 to 30 minutes until tender. Drain potatoes and cool slightly. Peel and cut into large chunks; place in prepared dish.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In small saucepan, melt butter; stir in syrup, sugar, and coconut (if using). Over low heat, cook , stirring, 3 to 5 minutes until well blended. Sprinkle nuts over sweet potatoes then top with syrup mixture. Bake 25 minutes. Top with marshmallows; bake 5 to 7 minutes until marshmallows are lightly browned.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.
-1 can (40 oz) sweet potatoes, drained, may be substitued for cooked sweet potatoes.

**This recipe was very neatly cut out of some kind of paper (magazine or coupon..?)

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