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Sweet Potatoes and Marshmellows by


2 tablespoons of butter
2 cups brown sugar
1 1/2 cups of water
2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes or yams (about 6 potatoes)
1 lemon, sliced thinly
1/2 cup chopped pecans (optional)
3 cups Marshmellows


Heat oven to 350 degrees

In large pot melt butter , stir in brown sugar & water. Bring to boil then simmer until thickened , about 10 min.
Peel potatoes & cut in 1 in chunks & boil for about for about 5 min.
Drain potatoes & arrange in 13x9 in. Baking dish. Pour syrup over the potatoes , place lemon slices on top & bake for 35 min., spooning syrup over potatoes twice during baking time.
Remove from oven & stir in pecans. Arrange Marshmellows evenly on top. Turn oven up to 400 deg & bake 10 min. More or until Marshmellows brown.

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