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Old May 17, 2012   #20
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Caramel Sweet Potatoes Recipe

The sauce is the star of this recipe. It really does taste like butterscotch. It is a nice side dish for poultry or ham.

10 Servings
Prep: 25 min.
Bake: 25 min.

6 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

• Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water.
• Bring to a boil.
• Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until crisp-tender.
• Drain and transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
• Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 15 minutes.
• Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients.
• Bring to a boil; pour over sweet potatoes.
• Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until glazed, basting frequently.

Yield: 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 3/4 cup equals 182 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat),
7 mg cholesterol, 158 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Originally published as Caramel Sweet Potatoes in Reminisce February/March
2010, p51
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