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Butterscotch Yams Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julia Moskovitz
Added: Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 med. Yams or sweet potatoes
1/4 c. Half and half (the real stuff not fat free)
1/4 tsp. salt (optional)
2/3 c firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c butter or margarine
1/3 c flour
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Peel and quarter sweet potatoes. Over high heat bring to boil then lower heat to simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes or until tender. Immediately cool with cold water to stop cooking process. In small sauce pan melt butter on low heat with flour to prevent lumps. Then add sugar and nutmeg. It will be a bit stiff but keep stirring until smooth. Add Half and Half slowly and stir until it looks like a heavy syrup. Preheat oven to 350. Arrange yams in greased (Spray with Pam.) casserole dish then pour butterscotch syrup over yams. Bake for about 30 minutes then serve.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My sons like the butterscotch syrup more than the yams but I make them eat both.

 

 

 

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