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Grandma's Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Great-Grandma Cutsy and Maddie; September 2017

 

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Great Grandma Cutsy

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
6 sweet potatoes
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup warm water
pinch of salt

Directions:
Directions:
-Preheat oven to 350
-Boil sweet potatoes until slightly firm
-Cool and peel; cut into slices
-Layer 1/2 of the potatoes in a 9x13 pan
-Warm water, butter, and brown sugar to boil
-Pour of 1/2 the mixture over the potatoes
-Layer rest of potatoes in pan
-Pour remaining water, butter, and brown sugar mixture over potatoes
-Bake covered for 1 hour; basting every 20 minutes
-Flip potatoes over in pan
-Cover and bake for another hour then uncover for 1/2 hour

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Cutsy family tradition. Grandma Cutsy was known for her sweet potatoes and no family holiday was complete without them. Recipe was typically tripled.

 

 

 

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