Holiday Yams With Pecans (Thanksgiving)

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Recipe by Oolala

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

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


  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.

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