Raisin-Filled Sweet Potatoes

Raisin-Filled Sweet Potatoes

1 can (17-oz.) sweet potatoes, drained

2 tablespoona butter or margarine, softened

1 egg

1/2 teaspoon salt

dash ground cinnamon

dash ground ginger

2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

1/4 cup sugar

2 teaspoons cornstarch

1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel

1/2 cup orange juice

1/2 cup raisins

Beat together drained sweet potatoes, the softened butter, egg, salt, cinnamon, and ginger.

Spoon into 6 mounds on greased baking sheet. Make depressions in center of each mound. Brush with melted butter.

Bake at 350º F. for 15 to 20 minutes

In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and peel. Stir in orange juice and raisins. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.

To serve, spoon raisin mixture into depressions in potato mounds.

Serve 6

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