baked sweet potatoes with maple-pecan butter

The sweet potato glazed with a maple-pecan butter.
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Ready in
1 hrs
Ingredients (Serves 5)
  • 10 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups pecans
  • 3/4 cup butter (1/2 sticks) at room temperature
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Preheat oven to 500.
  • Place potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet on the highest rack of the oven.
  • Cook 50 minutes. Meanwhile put pecans in a good processor and pulse until they resemble fine crumbs, about 30 seconds.
  • Add butter and maple syrup, and blend for 10 seconds until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Transfer to a serving dish, and refrigerate until potatoes are ready.
  • Server potatoes whole, with maple pecan butter alongside.
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