Twice-Baked Yams

twice-baked yams

These Twice-Baked Yams make an easy side that’s always delicious.

Twice-Baked Yams
Serves 8
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  1. 4 medium Louisiana yams
  2. 1 1/2 cups brown sugar, divided
  3. 1 large egg
  4. 4 tablespoons butter, softened and divided
  5. 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  6. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  7. 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  8. 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  9. 3/4 cup crushed cornflakes cereal
  10. 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  1. Preheat oven 350°. Pierce yams with a fork, and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until soft. Cut in half lengthwise, and scoop flesh into large bowl, leaving 1/2-inch interior border. Place yam shells on a baking sheet.
  2. To flesh, add 1 cup brown sugar, egg, 2 tablespoons butter, milk, vanilla, nutmeg, and cinnamon; mix well. Fill each yam shell with about 1/3 cup filling.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine cereal, pecans, remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar, and remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Sprinkle topping over yams.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes or until topping is lightly browned and filling is hot.
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