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Sandra Kay's Sweet Potato Casserole

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Ingredients

5 pounds cooked sweet potatoes; peel when cool
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
Dash salt
Mini marshmallows

Instructions

In large bowl, mash sweet potatoes. Add orange juice, sugar, ground nutmeg, 4 lightly beaten eggs, melted butter, vanilla and dash of salt; mix well. Transfer to a 3-quart dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-45 minutes or until set. Top with marshmallows if you like and return to oven until they puff and melt. Makes 10-12 servings.

Paulette Balda
Prophetstown




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