Sunday, November 27, 2011

Candied Coconut Sweet Potatoes

4 C mashed Sweet potatoes (5 med sweet potatoes or 2 large sized cans)
2/3 C Sugar
1/2 C butter
2 eggs
1/2 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 t vanilla

2 C brown sugar
2 C sweetened coconut flakes
1/2 C melted butter
3/4 C chopped pecans
If using fresh sweet potatoes, preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prick each sweet potato with a fork and place on foil in the oven. Cook for 40-60 minutes or until tender.
Cool, then slice in half and scoop out the insides into a mixing bowl.
To the mixing bowl add in sugar, butter, eggs, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla.
Spread this mixture evenly into a 9 x 13 pan.
For the topping, combine brown sugar and coconut and then pour melted butter over and combine. Add pecans. Sprinkle evenly over the sweet potatoes in the pan.
Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 40-50 minutes.

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