Thanksgiving Recipe Corner: Glazed Sweet Potatoes

The South sure knows how to do comfort food. And that's why we're yearning for this sugary-sweet recipe courtesy of famous Louisiana restaurant, Court of Two Sisters. This ooey-gooey, sticky side dish is like a pre-dessert dessert. Topped with a generous portion of pecans, it's got great taste and lots of texture. It will make the perfect addition to your Thanksgiving meal. Enjoy!

½ Cup unsalted butter, melted
½ Cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 Tsp. vanilla
1/3 Cup milk
6 Cups sweet potatoes, peeled,
cut into one inch cubes, steamed and cooled

Method: Combine butter, sugar, eggs, vanilla and milk in a mixing bowl and stir well. Fold in sweet potatoes. Place in a 2-quart casserole dish and top with the topping (see recipe below). Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

½ Cup unsalted butter, melted
1 Cup dark brown sugar
½ Cup flour
¼ Tsp. cinnamon
1 Pinch nutmeg
1 Cup pecans, chopped

Method: Combine all in a mixing bowl and stir well.

Yield: 10-12 servings