Orange Sweet Potato Cups

Orange Sweet Potato Cups

4 oranges

2 1/2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potato

2 tablespoons soft butter or margarine

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Orange juice

1/4 cup brown sugar

Mini marshmallows (optional)

Halve oranges in zig zag pattern. Carefully ream halves, reserving juice. Remove pulp , keeping shells firm.

To mashed sweet potatoes add butter, brown sugar, orange juice to moisten, salt & pepper. Beat until fluffy.

Spoon mixture into orange cups to within 1/2 inch of cut. Add a layer of mini marshmallows. May fill higher & substitute finely chopped pecans for marshmallows

Place orange cups in muffin tins or baking pan & and bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, or until heated through & marshmallows partially or completely melt.

Serves 4

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