Instead of the 'traditional' sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving, this is what our Southern family has had on the table for at least 3 generations. Great Aunt Margie (pronounced MAH-gee) was born in 1902.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

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  • Mix sugar, butter, egg, cinnamon, salt, and nutmeg together in a bowl. Stir in sweet potatoes, orange zest, and orange juice until evenly incorporated. Pour mixture into a shallow 9x13-inch baking dish.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until cooked through and bubbling, 1 hour. Serve hot or cold.

Nutrition Facts

320 calories; protein 2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 43.4g 14% DV; fat 16.3g 25% DV; cholesterol 71.7mg 24% DV; sodium 242mg 10% DV. Full Nutrition