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My Candied Yams

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 6 lg Sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c Orange juice
  • 1/2 c Pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/2 c Brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 ts Ground ginger
  • 2 tb Cornstarch
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • 1/4 c Amaretto
  • 1 tb Margarine


Place sweet potatoes in a large kettle and add water to cover. Cook over
medium heat until barely tender; drain. Peel and cut potatoes into fourths.
Arrange in a medium size casserole. Preheat oven to 350F. While potatoes
are cooking, combine sugars, ginger and cornstarch in a microwave safe
measuring cup. Add juices. Blend well. Place in microwave on high and cook
til sugars are dissolved and mixture starts to bubble; Stir in Amaretto and
margarine. Pour sauce over potatoes. Bake uncovered 50 to 60 min or until
sauce is thickened.

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