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Amaretto Yams

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"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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45 m servings 352
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9x9-inch pan)


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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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 352 calories; 14.1 54.1 3.7 31 168 Full nutrition

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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...

The only change I made to this recipe (now, on a permanent basis) is to steam peeled, cut-up fresh yams, why settle for a tasteless canned product when you can have some flavor. The crushed Ama...

No one wrote that the yams needed to be drained. I discovered this after mixing. So I added more from another large can of yams. Still, it was almost soupy. The whole "mess" tasted delicious, a...

This is the best and oh so good, thank you I will be making this again and again!