Sweet Potato Oranges

Sweet Potato Oranges

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"Sweet potatoes cooked in orange skins with a yummy topping! Very festive!"

Ingredients

50 m servings 854 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 854 kcal
  • 43%
  • Fat:
  • 45.9 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 110.1g
  • 36%
  • Protein:
  • 8 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 143 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 293 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Prepare oranges by cutting tops off, 1/4 to 1/2 inch down. Spoon out the flesh, leaving a shell.
  3. In a large bowl combine sweet potatoes, sugar, orange juice, eggs, vanilla extract, 1/2 cup butter and grated orange peel. Spoon mixture into orange shells. Place in a deep casserole dish.
  4. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine remaining 1/2 cup butter, brown sugar, flour and pecans. Cook until sugar dissolves in melted butter. Spoon over oranges. Fill casserole dish with water to reach 1/2 inch in depth.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes.
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We made these yesterday for Christmas Eve dinner and everyone kept telling me how delicious they were. I was very happy with the flavor...the orange compliments sweet potatoes very well. They we...

EXCELLENT! A few years ago, I watched Emeril make Bourbon Street Sweet Potatoes so I decided to try them. I never like sweet potatoes before that recipe. I must say that I think this one beat...

These were FABULOUS and IMPRESSIVE! ...my recipe "keeper" of the season. Th presentation was beautiful, and the oranges infused a bit (not too much) of orange flavoring throughout. My kids are...