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This recipe for MOLLY’S SWEET POTATOES, by , is from Celeste's Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Molly Schlader


1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup chopped pecans
¼ cup chilled butter, cut into ¼” pieces

5 lbs yams, peeled & cut into 1½” pieces

4 large eggs
3 T maple syrup
2 T vanilla
1 T lemon juice
2 tsp salt

Mix sugar, pecans& butter in small bowl. Cover & chill
Spray 9x13 glass dish
Cook potatoes in pot of boiling water till very tender. Drain. Let stand 15 min. Mash
Beat eggs, syrup, vanilla, lemon juice & salt.
Mix in potatoes
Transfer to baking dish
Sprinkle pecan mixture over top
Bake 350º. 1 hour
Let stand 15 minutes.




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