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Twice Baked Yams

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Twice Baked Yams

Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds small sweet potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and cook for 1 hour or until tender.
  3. Cool potatoes for 15 minutes.
  4. Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato. Carefully scoop pulp into a bowl, leaving shells intact. Mash pulp; stir in raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon, pineapple and vanilla extract.
  5. Spoon mixture into the shells and sprinkle with pecans and marshmallows.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Notes

Per serving: Cal 189 (7% from fat); Fat 1g; Protein 3g; Carb 43g; Chol 0mg; Sodium 15mg

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission
Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.