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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Raisins and Pecans Recipe

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Raisins and Pecans

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"Sweet potatoes are baked with raisins and chopped pecans in this side dish that's satisfying and not too sweet. A syrup mixture is drizzled over the top as a glaze."

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Original recipe makes 6 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Spread sweet potatoes in a single layer in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with raisins and chopped pecans.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the butter, syrup and water. Pour the mixture over potatoes.
  4. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil. Bake in the preheated oven 50 to 60 minutes, until sweet potatoes are tender.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 02, 2005

Perfect holiday side dish because it's so easy to make and delicious. I used sugar-free maple syrup to lower the calories and it still tasted great.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 25, 2005

This was a very east dish to prepare, but if you're going to cook it in one layer of cubed sweet potatoes, like the recipe says, be prepared to use two pans, or get only three sweet potatoes. I must have chosen enormous potatoes, because I could have filled two dishes. I would probably use less water to make the syrup thicker, but it was still extremely good. Not as rich as some of the sweet potato dishes I've had in the past.

Jan 09, 2006

This was a big hit. Made it exact to directions! Was absolutely beautiful Made it for Thanksgiving and Christmas!

Nov 26, 2005

This was so easy and great at thanksgiving. Was asked at dinner to make it again next year. Doubled the recipe, and put into a deeper baking dish (wasn't in a single layer) and baked 1/2hour longer.

Feb 05, 2004

The sweet potato fans at my Thanksgiving dinner really liked this dish and told me to give it a five-star rating. Instead of baking the potatoes, I cut them in small chunks and boiled them until they were tender but still firm (only because I spaced out about the time it takes to bake them), then put them in the oven with the turkey for 30 min.

Nov 25, 2005

This was pretty good. I used 5 potatoes and had to layer them. I baked them at 375 for about an hour and they were perfect.

Aug 20, 2005

This dish was TOO good! I ate the whole thing myself and spent the rest of the night feeling guilty! If there was anything I'd change it would be to use a little less water, so that the syrup would be a bit thicker.

Feb 18, 2006

The best recipe I've found for sweet potatoes! Made it exactly as stated, and wouldn't change a thing. Big hit in our house.


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  • Calories
  • 138 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 21.9 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 58 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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