When you want something sweet, here’s a good option that’s something other than a dessert:

Glazed Sweet Potatoes

8 lg. sweet potatoes
1 c. sugar
½ c. brown sugar
1 T. lemon juice
1 tsp. cornstarch
⅓ c. margarine
½ c. water

Clean and boil sweet potatoes with jackets until done. Peel and place in baking dish (leave one corner free to dip glaze for basting). Melt margarine in saucepan. Mix sugar and cornstarch, add to melted margarine. Add lemon juice and water. Bring to a boil, then pour over sweet potatoes. Bake at 350° until potatoes are well glazed. Bake for 1 hour, glazing often.


These recipes are from The Pocahontas Community Hospital 25 Years of Caring 1967 – 1992 cookbook and are used with permission.