Sweet Potato Cobbler

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a fork, and place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake 400 degrees for 1 hour on until done; cool slightly.
  • Peel and cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  • Place sweet potato slices in a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking dish; add orange juice.
  • Stir together 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Sprinkle over sweet potato.
  • Dot with 6 tablespoons butter.
  • Cobbler:.
  • Combine 2 cups flour and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, evenly over surface, and stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Shape into a ball.
  • Roll pastry into a 13x9-inch rectangle.
  • Place over sweet potato mixture, sealing edges.
  • Cut slits in top to allow steam to escape.
  • Microwave remaining 2 tablespoons butter until melted.
  • Brush butter over crust, and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar.
  • Bake 400 for 1 hour or until golden.
  • Serve warm with whipped cream.
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