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Heavenly Yam Delight

Heavenly Yam Delight

The perfect treat to make when you are in a hurry, and need a refreshing dessert. If you're a pumpkin fan, this recipe has your name on it with nutritious value.



  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In large bowl, combine flour, 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar, pecans and margarine. Press into bottom of 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  4. In mixing bowl, mix cream cheese and 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar until creamy.
  5. Fold in 3/4 cup whipped topping.
  6. Spread cream cheese mixture over cooled crust.
  7. In mixing bowl, beat sweet potatoes, sugar, and cinnamon until smooth. Spread over cream cheese mixture.
  8. Top with remaining whipped topping.
  9. Refrigerate.

Yield: 16 servings

Per serving: Cal 205.7 (26% from fat); Fat 5.984g; Protein 3.680g; Carb 33.81g; Chol 1.134mg; Sodium 118.2mg; Saturated Fat 1g

* Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.

Recipe and photo credit: Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.


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