Yam Bonbons

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 16 bonbons
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a steamer, cook yams., covered, until tender, about 12-16 minutes, then transfer to large mixing bowl.
  • Using a mixer on medium-high speed, beat yams until light & fluffy.
  • Add butter, brown sugar, salt & zest, beating until well blended.
  • Cover with plastic wrap & refrigerate 2-3 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F, then line a baking sheet with foil & coat it lightly with cooking spray.
  • Place corn flakes in shallow pan.
  • Divide yams into 16 portions & shape each portion around a marshmallow.
  • Coat each round evenly with corn flakes [Rinse hands often to keep from sticking.].
  • Place finished yam bonbons on prepared baking sheet & top with a pecan half, pressing down slightly.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden.
  • Cool 5 minutes before transferring to serving platter.
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