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Holiday Yam Bake

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Ingredients

1 can (40 ounces) yams, drained
1 can (8-1/2 ounces) crushed pineapple and juice
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 tablespoons butter, melted
3 tablespoons chopped pecans
3/4 cup miniature marshmallows

Instructions

Drain yams; mash well. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Add juice to yams; add sugar and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Beat well. Stir in pineapple and pecans. Coat the inside of 1-1/2 quart casserole with butter. Spoon in mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Bake 10 minutes longer.

Kay Dennis
Rock Island



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