Christmas "Yams"

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 385.1
  • Total Fat: 15.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.0 mg
  • Sodium: 106.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 60.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.6 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    • 3 pounds yams (or sweet potatoes), wash, peel and cut to large thick round pieces
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon orange zest
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1.5 tbsp molasses
    • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/2 stick of room temperature butter
    • 2c mini marshmallows
    • 1c of pecans


•Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
•Arrange cut yams in deep dish/pan sprinkle with pecans.
•Combine rest of ingredients but marshmallows in a saucepan.
•Bring to boil. Lower heat and stir till it begins to thicken
•Pour liquid over yams and bake for about 2 hours or until tender.
•Top with marshmallows and continue to bake until marshmallows are melted and slightly browned. (about 8-12 min.)
•Transfer to a nice Christmas Casserole dish and serve.

Serving Size: makes 8x12x3 dish or about 8 servings

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