Cranberry Walnut Sweet Potatoes

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Total Time
1hr 35mins
10 mins
1 hr 25 mins

This recipe comes from Taste of Home's Best Holiday Recipes, 2009, & if you're as big a fan of the sweet potato as I am, well . . .

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Scrub & pierce the sweet potatoes, then bake them for 1 hour or until tender.
  3. In a small saucepan, saute the onion in the butter until tender, then add the cranberries, syrup, water, cranberry juice & just 1/8 teaspoon of the salt.
  4. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover & simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until the berries pop, stirring occasionally.
  5. Stir in the walnuts & mustard & heat through.
  6. Cut the potatoes in half lengthwise, then sprinkle with the pepper & remaining salt.
  7. Top each half of potato with 2 tablespoons of the cranberry mixture, & sprinkle with chives.