Orange Glazed Sweet Potatoes

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  • 5 medium sweet potatoes
  • ½ cup orange juice concentrate
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ginger
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

Bake sweet potatoes on a 400 degree F oven until they can be pierced with a fork. Coo, peel and cut into 1 inch pieces. Place cooked potatoes in a 2 quart covered baking dish. Combine orange juice, butter, brown sugar and spices in a small saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until sugar and butter are melted: pour over potatoes. Bake covered at 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes. Remove cover and bake another 10 minutes.

Cornbread Dressing in a Crock Pot

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  • 8 slices day old bread, toasted and cubed
  • 7 oz. corn muffin mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 medium onion
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cans cream of chicken soup
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Grease slow cooker. Crumble cornbread into a large mixing bowl. Add all ingredients except the butter. Pour dressing mixture into the slow cooker and dot with butter. Cook on high for 2 hours or on low 3 ½ to 4 ½ hours.

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Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 9’ unbaked pie shell (deep dish)
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 cup clear or white Karo Syrup
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 cup pecans (chopped or halves)

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Beat eggs and salt.
  • Mix in flour and sugar.
  • Gradually add in syrup and beat well.
  • Add melted butter and pecans.
  • Pour into pie shell.
  • Bake 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • Pie is done when top cracks.

 

** Clear syrup = mild sweet pie

Darker syrup = distinct maple flavor