Cherry Yam Bake from Mr. Food

By LINDA BAILEY miffed13

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Cherry-Yam Bake is a delightful alternative to traditional dough-and-filling pies. Impress your family with your kitchen creativity with this dish!


(2) 29 oz can(s)
yams, drained
egg whites
1/4 c
plus 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
1/2 tsp
ground cinnamon
(1) 21oz can(s)
cherry pie filling
1/2 c
chopped pecans
2 Tbsp
butter, melted
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Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate with cooking spray. In a large bowl, combine yams, egg whites, 1/4 cup brown sugar, and the cinnamon; mash until well combined. Spoon half the mixture into pie plate, spreading it evenly over bottom and up sides of pie plate to create a crust.
Pour cherry pie filling into crust then cover with remaining yam mixture. In a small bowl,combine pecans,the remaining brown sugar,and melted butter. Mix well and sprinkle over top. Bake 55 to 60 minutes,or until set and top is golden. Allow to cool slightly before serving.

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