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Candied Yam with Coconut

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Category: Potatoes

 Ingredients List

  • 3 md Louisiana yams
  • 1/3 c Brown sugar; firmly packed
  • 1/2 c Hot water
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 3 tb Butter or margarine; melted
  • 1/4 c Coconut; shredded


Cook yams in skins until nearly tender. Peel and halve. Arrange in greased
shallow 1-quart baking pan. Combine sugar, water, salt, and butter; pour
over yams. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) 15 minutes, basting
occasionally. Sprinkle top with coconut; bake 10 minutes longer, or until
lightly browned.

NOTES : This booklet was prepared by the Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.

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