yummy sweet potatoes

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By Teresa Bush-Bolin
from 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 Review
serves 12

Ingredients For yummy sweet potatoes

  • 6 lg
    red or orange sweet potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream cheese
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp
    cinnamon
  • TOPPING
  • 1/2 c
    sorghum
  • 1/2 c
    sugar (i like brown sugar)
  • 2 lg
    egg whites
  • pinch
    salt
  • 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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