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Phyllis Markowitz's Oranges Stuffed With Sweet Yams Recipe

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This recipe for Phyllis Markowitz's Oranges Stuffed With Sweet Yams, by , is from Lisa Grand's Family, Extended Family & Friends Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lisa Grand for Phyllis Markowitz


1 yam per two servings
1 large naval orange per two servings
1 bag mini marshmallows
1 jar maraschino cherries
Coarsely chopped pecans

1. Preheat oven to 350
2. Steam to soften yams, scoop out into large bowl
3. Cut orannges in half; thinly slice off each botton half so orange will sit flat
4. Squeeze out orange juice without breaking skin and reserve
5. Remove pulp from orange halves without breaking skin
6. Add fresh oranges to yams and mash wet to soften, not mushy
7. Mix in appropriate amount of chopped pecans
8. Mix in appropriate amount of mini marshmallows
9. Stuff each orange half with yam mixture
10. Place cherry in center of each; surround with more marshmallows
11. Lay out on ungreased cookie sheet
12. Bake for about 30 minutes (until marshmallows are slightly browned)

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This Can be prepared 1 day ahead, and refrigerated overnight covered with saran wrap. Bake for 30 minutes on day of serving.




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