Sweet Potatoes with “Sugared” Topping

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Serves 6

Ingredients

  • Squash
  • 6 lbs     sweet potatoes
  • 1 Tbs.    olive oil
  • 2Tbs.    butter
  • 1Tbs.    salt
  • 1 each    egg
  • 1 tsp.    cinnamon
  • ½ tsp.    nutmeg

Topping- feel free to use any type of nut, or nut mix

  • 1 C.    sunflower seeds roughly chopped
  • 1 C.    pumpkin seeds roughly chopped
  • 2 C.    pecans roughly chopped
  • 1 C.    honey
  • ½ C.    butter
  • ½ C.    molasses
  • ½ C.     oats

Directions:

Heat oven to 375°F.
Drizzle the sweet potatoes with olive oil.  Place on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes or until soft.
Remove flesh from the skin and puree the sweet potatoes in a food mill, ricer or in a food processor until smooth.  Add the remaining ingredients while the squash is still warm.
Mix together the topping ingredients.
Place the sweet potato pure in a baking dish.  Sprinkle the topping on the sweet potato and bake in oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

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