Baked Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes quartered (approx. 4 pounds)
1 1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup water (one third)
1 1/4 cups butter
1/4 tsp. salt
1 bag whole marshmallows
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
maraschino cherries for garnish
cinnamon and nutmeg for garnish
Boil potatoes until slightly underdone. About 15-20 min.
Drain and peel
In saucepan (preferably a heavy one) combine brown sugar, 2 cups marshmallows, cinnamon and butter until all is melted
Mash two potatoes with a fork and stir into sauce, cut the remaining potatoes into slightly larger than bite size chunks.
Butter a large baking dish and place cut potatoes on the bottom. Pour sauce over the potatoes.
Bake for 20 min.
Remove from oven and add more marshmallows (cut in half this time) over the top with cherries, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Place back in oven and bake until golden brown.