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Monday, November 1, 2010

Coconut Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Just yesterday my brother was excited about all the great food that would be served in November for Thanksgiving. I always love to include a new recipe in the mix of all the old favorites as well this year this recipe from Taste of Home may be jut the new recipe


1/2 cup chopped pecans


1/2 cup flaked coconut

1/3 cup sugar

4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands®, All Natural, No Corn Syrup Added, Pure Vanilla Extract

Place sweet potatoes in a 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Combine the pecans, coconut, sugar, brown sugar, butter, cinnamon and salt; sprinkle over potatoes. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until potatoes are tender. Stir in extracts. Yield: 12 servings.

http://www.simplysugarandglutenfree.com/