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Orange Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Orange juice adds a subtle flavor note.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Yield: 8 servings


  • As needed cooking spray
  • 3 pounds (4 large) sweet potatoes, peeled, chunked and cooked
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 3-quart (13 X 9-inch) baking dish with cooking spray. Add sweet potatoes and pecans.
  2. Combine brown sugar and corn starch in a small saucepan. Gradually add orange juice, whisking to blend.
  3. Cook over high heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. Reduce heat and simmer 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla. Pour over sweet potatoes.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, until edges are browned and bubbly.