Try this twist on the traditional dish of sweet potatoes that adorns every holiday table—everyone will love having a sweet personal serving!
Servings: Serves 8
  • 4 pounds yams or (about 4 large) sweet potatoes
  • 1 can crushed pineapple , drained (optional)
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 cup Myer's rum or other dark rum
  • 5 ounces marshmallows (about 1/2 a bag), cut in half crosswise
  • Directions
    Preheat oven to 400°. Pierce yams with a fork and place on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake until tender, about 1 hour.

    Remove; when cool enough to handle, scoop out flesh from skins and put into a large bowl. Discard skins. Add pineapple, syrup, ginger and rum. Mix well, using a fork to make smooth. Spoon into a large oval dish and top with marshmallows. Place the dish about 6 inches under broiler and brown 1 minute.
    Nutritional Information
    420 calories, 13.8 grams fat, 4.2 grams saturated fat, 46 mg of cholesterol, 418 mg sodium, 71.0 grams carbohydrate, 5.4 grams protein.


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