Cranberry Orange Sauced Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Orange Sauced Sweet Potatoes

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    Servings


Ingredients

  • 6

    medium sweet potatoes

  • OR 6 medium yams

  • ¼

    cup Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening

  • OR ¼ stick Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening

  • OR ¼ cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil

  • ¼

    cup packed light brown sugar

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¼

    cup fresh orange juice

  • ¼

    cup water

  • cups fresh cranberries, rinsed

  • ½

    teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons cold water

Directions

1. HEAT oven to 400ºF. 2. WASH sweet potatoes; pat dry. Prick with a fork; place in a shallow baking dish. Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until soft. During the last 10 minutes of baking, prepare sauce. 3. MELT shortening in medium saucepan (or place oil in saucepan). Add brown sugar, salt, orange juice and water, stirring over low heat until sugar dissolves. Add cranberries; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5 minutes or until cranberries start to pop. 4. STIR cornstarch mixture into cranberries; cook, stirring constantly, until sauce comes to a boil. Reduce heat and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is slightly thickened. 5 MAKE a lengthwise cut in the center of each potato; press open from bottom. Place sweet potatoes on serving platter. Top each with cranberry sauce.


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