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Sweet Potato Fluff

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Ingredients

Vegetable oil spary
2 cans of yams (1 pound), drained and mashed
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 eggs, well beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla
1-1/4 cups milk
Topping:
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup melted butter or margarine
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Instructions

Grease or spray 9-by-13-inch cake pan or shallow casserole dish. Beat together yams, sugar, butter, eggs, salt, vanilla and milk until fluffy and pour into cake pan or casserole. Mix together brown sugar, flour, butter and nuts for topping and spread on top of sweet potato mixture. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees F. for 40-50 minutes.

Shirley Brown
Aledo



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