Orange-Sweet Potato Casserole

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceBess Mealer (1974)
Prep time
20 minutes
Cooking time
1 hour
Total time
1 hour, 20 minutes

Ingredients

2 cn
sweet potatoes (17-oz)
1⁄3 c
brown sugar
1⁄4 c
butter or margarine (melted)
2 t
salt
1 t
nutmeg
4
medium-sized oranges (mandarin oranges may be substituted for regular oranges)
1⁄4 c
pecans (chopped)
1 T
brown sugar
2 T
butter or margarine (melted)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°. In large bowl, combine sweet potatoes, brown sugar, 1/4 c melted butter or margarine, salt and nutmeg. Beat at medium speed on electric mixer until smooth and well blended. Section oranges. Fold 1/2 of the sections into potato mixture. Pile into a 2-quart casserole. In cup, combine pecans, brown sugar and 2 T melted butter or margarine. Sprinkle over top of potato mixture. Arrange remaining orange sections in circle over mixture. Cover casserole. Bake at 350° for 1 hour.