Yummy Holiday Yams

Pat Duran


Very festive side dish and a show piece for your table any day of the week- holiday or not!


★★★☆☆ 2 votes

6 servings
20 Min
35 Min


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  • 6 medium
    market yams (or 2 cans yams,drained,sliced)
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 4
    apples,cored and thinly sliced
  • 3/4 c
    light brown sugar,packed
  • 1/2 c
    slivered almonds
  • 1/2 c
    mandarin orange sections
  • 1/2 c
    orange flavored liqueur

How to Make Yummy Holiday Yams


  1. Preheat oven to 400^. Boil yams with jackets on about 15 minutes or until almost tender. Drain and cool. Butter an 11x7-inch baking dish. Peel and slice yams. Place a layer of yams in the dish, then a layer of apples and sprinkle with some of the brown sugar. Continue layering until yams and apples are used up. Sprinkle with almonds. Arrange mandarin oranges on top. Drizzle butter over top and pour the liqueur over top. Bake for 35 minutes.

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About Yummy Holiday Yams

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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