This recipe for Orleans Yams, by Grandma Hansen, is from The Hansen Family Cookbook ,
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3 lbs. yams 1 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 tbs. cornstarch 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 1 c. apricot nectar 1/2 c. hot water 2. tbsp. butter 2 tsp. grated orange peel (or juice) 1/4 c. chopped pecans
Combine sugar, salt, cornstarch, and cinnomon. Stir in apricot nectar, hot water, and orange peel. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, stir in butter, pour over diced yams in a 9x13 inch pan. Bake at 350º for 25 minutes.
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