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Aunt Penny's Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dianne Ledet
Added: Thursday, October 30, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Large Can drained sweet potatoes

4 bananas (mashed)

1/2 cup Angel Flake coconut

1/2 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup sugar

1 cup Sugar Frosted Flakes (crushed)

1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

4 Tablespoons butter -softened

Directions:
Directions:
Whip potatoes with electric mixer until there are no lumps. Add sugar and whip some more. Then add butter and whip even more! Mix in pecans and coconut.

Butter a glass baking dish. Put 1/2 the sweet potato mixture in the bottom then layer 1/2 of the mashed bananas. Repeat, with mashed bananas on top.

Mix 1 cup Sugar Frosted Flakes (crushed) with 2 Tablespoons butter and 1/4 cup brown sugar and sprinkle on top.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
A MUST for Thanksgiving & Christmas!

 

 

 

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