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Sweet Potato Praline Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Liette (Lee) Van Natta

Category:
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Sweet Potato Mixture


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 lbs sweet potatoes
cup butter
1 Tbsp granulated sugar
1 egg, beaten
tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375.
2. Peel potatoes and cut in chunks; cook in salted water until tender. Drain well, then mash. You should have about 4 cups.
3. Add butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla; mash well and pack into 3-quart casserole dish. Set aside.
4. Make topping (below); spread over sweet potatoes.
5. Bake until heated through and topping starts to brown, about 30 minutes.
 

Topping


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup brown sugar, packed
cup whipping cream
cup butter
1 cup pecans, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small saucepan, combine brown sugar and cream. Stir, bringing to a boil over medium heat.
2. Cook until soft balls are reached on candy thermometer or a tsp dropped in very cold water forms a small ball.
3. Remove from heat and stir in butter and pecans.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Enjoy!

For more than 8 people, double the recipe and spread in 6-quart casserole dish.

 

 

 

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