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Sweet Potato Pecan Balls Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carol Latimer-Finethy
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (16 oz.) can mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3 cups finely chopped pecans or walnuts
12 tsp. boysenberry or other berry jelly (orange or fig chutney may be substituted)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine all ingredients except pecans and jelly in large bowl and blend well with potato masher. Using measuring tablespoon, shape mixture into 2-inch balls. Roll balls in finely chopped nuts. Place on large cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart. Indent top of ball with spoon and fill with 1/2 tsp. jelly or chutney. Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes or until nuts are toasted light brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
12
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Yield: 24 balls - allow 2 per serving.

 

 

 

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