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Ingredients

1 9-inch pastry shell, unbaked
1 pound (2 medium) yams or sweet potatoes, cooked and peeled
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 can (14 ounces) Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur or 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large mixer bowl, mash yams with margarine; add remaining ingredients except pastry shell and eggs. Beat until mixture is smooth and well blended. Stir in eggs. Pour into prepared pastry shell. Bake 50-55 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool. Refrigerate leftovers.

Barbara Dunbar
Coal Valley




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