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Praline Sweet Potatoes and Apples

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Ingredients

1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) butter or margarine
3 medium-size sweet potatoes (1 pound) peeled and sliced 1/4-inch thick
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 apples, peeled, cored, and sli

Instructions

In a 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add sweet potatoes, cover and cook over medium heat 5 minutes. Turn slices over. Reduce heat; cover and cook 5 minutes longer. Remove potatoes from skillet. In skillet, stir in sugar, pecans, cinnamon, and salt. Return potatoes to skillet with apples; mix lightly to coat. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until potatoes and apples are glazed and tender. Makes 4 servings

Elene Waters
Aledo




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