Spiced Sweet Potatoes

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Cooking time: 1 hour

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 8 Servings


•1-1/2 cups Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
•1/2 cup water
•2 tsps. lemon juice
•1/2 tsp. salt
•1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
•1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
•4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut lengthwise into eight wedges


•Heat oven to 400°F. Combine preserves and water in heavy saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil over medium high heat; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove mixture from heat and stir in lemon juice, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon.
• Arrange sweet potatoes in a baking pan. Using a pastry brush, baste potatoes thoroughly with sauce, using about half the sauce. Bake about 40 minutes, or until tender, basting with remaining sauce about halfway through cooking time. Yield: 8 servings.


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