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Pretzel-Topped Sweet Potatoes

Friends I've shared this recipe with say it's their favorite way to serve sweet potatoes. I like to make it for brunch as a colorful go-with dish. The mingled sweet, tart and salty tastes are an unusual treat. —Sue Mallory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped pretzel rods (about 13)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup butter, melted, divided
  • 1 can (2-1/2 pounds) sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the pretzels, pecans, cranberries, brown sugar and 1/2 cup butter; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat the sweet potatoes until smooth. Add the milk, sugar, vanilla and remaining butter; beat until well blended.
  • Spoon into a greased shallow 2-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with pretzel mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until the edges are bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 484 calories, 24g fat (11g saturated fat), 44mg cholesterol, 606mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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