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This recipe for Candied Sweet Potatoes, by Lois Ball, is from The Sword Family Cookbook,
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1 1/2 qt. peeled sweet potatoes 1/2 stick margarine 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. drained pineapple chunks or crushed 3/4 c. miniature marshmellows
Slice potatoes 1/2 inch thick. Cover with water and cook until almost done, leaving about 1 cup of water on potatoes. Put in baking dish. Add margarine, sugar, pineapple and marshmellows. Stir together and bake 30 minutes at 300 degrees.
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