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  • 4 medium Jewel or Garnet yams
  • 2 TB butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup orange or pineapple juice, optional
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Bake yams for about one hour, or until soft.
  • The skins should peel off easily when they are still warm.
  • Mash yams well and mix with butter and juice, if desired.
  • Place yams in a square glass baking dish.
  • Spread evenly and flatten the top.
  • Toss pecans with maple syrup, cinnamon and a pinch of salt.
  • Spread evenly over the top of the yams.
  • Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until pecans are toasty and the yams are hot and bubbly.
  • Serves 4-6

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