Holiday Yams With Pecans (Thanksgiving)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
10 mins
Cook
50 mins

From a 1992 calendar. Good for Thanksgiving or Passover. Remember some guests may have nut allergies!

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 lbs yams, sliced, cooked
  • 2 oranges, peeled, sliced
  • 14 cup brown sugar, divided
  • 12 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 14 cup pecans, chopped

Directions

  1. Cover bottom of an oiled 1 1/2 quart casserole with half the yam slices.
  2. Top with half the orange slices and sprinkle with half the sugar.
  3. Repeat with remaining yams, orange slices and sugar.
  4. Combine orange juice and peanut oil and pour over layers.
  5. Sprinkle with pecans and bake at 325 degrees F. for about 50 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.
  6. Baste occasionally during baking.