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Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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This recipe for Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Dimiceli
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008


3 pounds sweet potatoes
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon plus 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup apricot nectar
1/2 cup hot water
2 tablespoons butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 cup marshmallows (optional)

Preheat oven 350
Boil whole sweet potatoes in salted water until tender
Remove from water and let cool
Peel and slice potatoes 1/2 inch thick and arrange in a 2 quart baking dish
Add marshmallows, if desired
Combine sugar, cornstarch,salt, nectar and cinnamon in a medium saucepan over medium heat
Stir constantly until liquid reaches a rolling boil and thickens
Add the butter and pecans and pour over the sweet potatoes
Bake for 25 minutes




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