Amaretto Yams

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"I had this dish years ago at an ex-boyfriend's house while I was there for Thanksgiving dinner and his mom shared her recipe. I am usually pretty traditional and old-fashioned with my Thanksgiving menu, but always make these because they are so good! My relationship didn't last, but this recipe continues to be a favorite, years later!"
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Ingredients

45 m servings 352 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 352 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 14.1 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 168 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Mix crushed cookies with 1/2 cup butter in a bowl. Mash sweet potatoes with 1/4 cup butter in separate bowl; add brown sugar, marmalade, amaretto liqueur, and ginger to sweet potatoes. Mix well. Pour sweet potato mixture into a 9x9-inch baking dish; top with cookie mixture.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through and bubbling, about 30 minutes.

Reviews

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I tried this recipe a couple years ago with just two small changes. I couldn't find amaretto cookies so I used a mix of crushed ginger snaps and nilla wafers instead. I also made a rather larg...