Fandango Pitcher

The Great Plains Heisey Club

Members from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska

Glen's Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Serves 6

6 medium sweet potatoes or yams  (2 pounds), peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
2 Braeburn apples, cored and cut into 1 inch cubes.
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup apple juice
1 tbsp honey
3 tbsp. butter, melted
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. finely grated orange peel
1/2 cup pecan pieces

ALL YOU DO:

1. Sweet potatoes and apples in a 2 to 31/2 quart slow cooker.  Mix together brown sugar, apple juice, honey, butter cinnamon and orange peel. Spoon over sweet potatoes

2. Cover and cook on low heat for 6 to 8 hours, or on high eat for hours, or until potatoes and apples are tender.

3. Meanwhile, cook nuts in and ungreased heavy skillet over medium-low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until brewing begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown and fragrant.

4. To serve potatoes, sprinkle with pecans.

Nutrition per serving: calories, 320, carbohydrates 51 g, cholesterol, 15 mg, dietary fiber 4 g, fat 13 g, protein 3 g sodium, 75 mg.