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Old May 17, 2012   #23
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Potato Honey Balls

2 1/2 c. cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
3/4 tsp. salt
5 T. melted butter
1/2 c. miniature marshmallows
1/2 c. honey
1 c. chopped pecans

• Combine sweet potatoes, salt, and 2 tablespoons butter; stir in marshmallows.
• Chill.
• Shape into balls using 1/4 cup of the mixture for each ball.
• Combine 2 tablespoons butter and honey in small heavy skillet; add potato balls one at a time.
• Using two forks to make handling easier, quickly coat each with honey glaze.
• Roll potato balls in pecans and place in a greased baking dish.
• Drizzle with remaining butter.
• Bake at 350° 15 to 20 minutes.

Yields 10 servings.
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