This is a wonderful side dish for any Autumn table, but perfect for Thanksgiving Day. Goes really well with Turkey.

Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Apricot Sauce

Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar and Apricot Sauce
Recipe type: Potato Dishes
Serves: 10
  • 6 medium sweet potatoes; cooked, peeled, and cut in 1" slices
  • 1 Cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 Cup apricot nectar
  • 1/4 Cup butter (1/2 stick)
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 Cup pecan halves
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange potatoes in a 12- by 8-by 2-inch baking dish.
  2. In medium saucepan, combine sugar, nectar, butter, lemon peel, cinnamon and nutmeg. Bring to a boil; boil gently for 2 minutes. Pour over potatoes; sprinkle with pecans.
  3. Bake for 30 minutes, turning potatoes occasionally, until heated through and sauce is bubbly.
  4. Yields 10 servings.
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