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Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes by <Roxy>

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  • Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes by <Roxy>

    Posted by <Roxy - October 21, 2004 08:33 AM

    Apricot-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

    3 lbs. sweet potatoes, cooked, peeled and sliced
    1 cup brown sugar
    5 teaspoons cornstarch
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
    1 cup apricot nectar
    1/2 cup hot water
    2 teaspoons grated orange peel
    2 teaspoons butter
    1/2 cup chopped pecans

    Place sweet potatoes in a greased 13-in x 9-in-x 2-in. baking dish and set aside. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon; stir in apricot nectar, water and orange peel. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in butter and pecans. Pour over sweet potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes or until heated through.
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