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Holiday Sweet Potatoes

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Holiday Sweet Potatoes
2012-11-09 Other

Mashed sweet potatoes with a crumbled brown sugar topping and garnished with pecans.

  • Servings: 12
  • Prep Time: 40 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 60 mins


3 Large Sweet Potatoes
4 Tbsp Butter
¼ cup Sugar
½ tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
½ cup Raisins, golden or brown
¼ cup Light Brown Sugar
¼ cup All Purpose Flour
4 Tbsp Cold Butter, cut up
12 Pecans


Bake sweet potatoes in foil-lined pan at 450 for 30 mins or until soft.

Let the potatoes cool slightly, then peel and mash with 4 tablespoons of butter, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and 1 teaspoon of orange juice. Fold in 1/2 cup of raisins. Pour into a 9"x9" baking dish.

To make the topping, mix 1/4 cup of brown sugar and 1/4 cup of all purpose flour. Cut 4 tablespoons of cold, cut up butter into the flour and brown sugar mixture. The end result should be have a crumbly consistency.

Sprinkle the topping over the potatoes.

Arrange the pecans in rows or whatever design you choose on top of the crumble. Bake at 350 degress for 20 mins.