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yummy sweet potatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Teresa Bush-Bolin
Campton, KY

I love sweet potatoes and we have them on the table at every holiday! Hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

(1 rating)
yield 12 serving(s)

Ingredients For yummy sweet potatoes

  • 6 lg
    red or orange sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    sugar (i like brown sugar)
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • pinch
  • pinch
    cream of tartar
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make yummy sweet potatoes

  • 1
    Prick potatoes and microwave 3 at a time for 15 minutes or until soft.
  • 2
    Scoop out the insides and mash.
  • 3
    Stire in Cream cheese,butter and seasonings,stirring to blend. Spoon potatoes into a greased 9x13 pan and spread evenely.
  • 4
    Topping: In a deep saucepan add sorghum,1/2 cup sugar and 3 tbsps water. Stire over high heat to dissolve sugar.Boil until mixture reaches hard ball like stage.
  • 5
    In a medium bowl,beat egg whites,salt and cream of tartar to soft peaks (2-5 minutes). Turn mixer to low,drizzle hot sorghum into egg whites. Beat on high until thick,fluffy and barely warm (about 7 minutes). Stir in vanilla. Spread on top of potatoes and bake at 400 until potatoes are warm and topping is brown.

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