Sweet Potato and Pear Casserole




  • 4medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cooked, and mashed
  • 3tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1tablespoon brown sugar
  • 14teaspoon salt
  • 14teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1tablespoon honey
  • 1teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1(16 ounce) can pear halves, juice reserved


In a greased 1 1/2 quart baking dish, combine the potatoes, 2 T butter, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon.

In a small saucepan, blend the honey, 1 T butter, orange peel, and 3 T of reserved pear juice; bring to a boil.

Arrange the pear halves over the potato mixture, then pour the honey mixture over the top.

Bake at 350 degrees 30-35 minutes.

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