Pineapple Sweet Potato

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Pineapple Sweet Potato

Today I'm happy to share with you all, this great sweet potato recipe since they are well known to be a favorite during the holidays.

Not only does it taste very good but it can be a very decorative platter on any dinning table.

 

Ready in: 95 Minutes (15 Prep - 35 min cool down - 45 Cook)  |  Serves: 8  |  Complexity: Medium
Ingredients
  • 8 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 cups water (for boiling)
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 bag of large marshmallow
  • 1/2 cup Brown sugar
  • 4 tbs Powder Cinnamon divided (3 and 1)
  • 1 tbs butter (optional)
  • cherries for garnishing.
Pineapple Sweet Potato - Prep
Directions
  1. Peal and cube sweet potatoes
  2. Add water to pot and boil sweet potatoes for about 15 min or until sweet potatoes are tender.
    Pineapple Sweet Potato Sheet
  3. Remove from water, mash, add 1tbs cinnamon and set aside to cool down.
  4. In a sauce pan, combine pineapple, butter, sugar and remaining cinnamon. Bring to boil and reduce heat for 5 more min. Set aside.
  5. After sweet potato have cool down make 1.5" round balls, place on a baking sheet one by one, pressing down and creating 2" round patties, after completing the sheet but in freezer for a min of 30min. (I have even left them overnight)
  6. Remove from freezer, add a tablespoon of the pineapple mix over each of the patties.
  7. Take a large marshmallow cut in 3 parts on the long side and place over pineapple of a patty, repeat process until complete all patties. (See picture above)
  8. Place uncovered baking sheet in oven, bake at 325° for 10-15 minutes or until heated through and marshmallow are turning gold on top
  9. Remove from oven and place half cherry on top.
  10. Server immediately or warm before serving for a better taste.
Eat by itself or as a side dish.
Enjoy...
Jay
Author: Jay
"Friend, companion, wife, and modern mom to 2 beautiful baby girls. Loves to travel and enjoys the outdoors, likes to cook and bake, enjoys doing crafty things and spending time with her family.

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Dawn
0 # Dawn's DisasterDawn 2012-12-13 22:42
Tag! You’re it, Christmas Style!
~dawn
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bettyl
0 # New Zealandbettyl 2012-12-20 19:50
That looks so very yummy! I will have to try your recipe!
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