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Sweet Potato Bake


Canned sweet potatoes make this sweet potato recipe extra easy.

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1 can (16 to 20 ounces) whole sweet potatoes, halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon shredded orange peel
  • 1 can (approx. 16 ounces) apricot halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup pecan halves


Place sweet potato halves in a buttered 11x7-inch baking dish. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, and orange peel. Drain apricots, reserving syrup. Stir 1 cup of the reserved syrup into the cornstarch mixture. Continue cooking and stirring over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil; boil for 2 minutes. Add apricotss, butter, and pecan halves; pour over sweet potatoes in baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25 minutes.
Sweet potato recipe serves 6.

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