My neighbor Dale brought this dish to a Thanksgiving gathering at our codo complex. It was and still remains a BIG HIT. —joan511
What You'll Need
whole orange, including rind
fresh whole cranberries
frozen orange juice concentrate
eggs, slightly beaten
cooked sweet potatoes,mashed
Cut the orange slice, rind included, into four pieces and place in a food processor or blender with the whole cranberries. Mix until evenly chopped, then add 1/3 cup sugar. Stir until blended; set aside.
With a mixer, cream butter and sugar. Add salt, orange juice concentrate, vanilla, eggs, and mashed cooked sweet potatoes, beating all until thoroughly blended; set aside.
In a small bowl, combine flour, brown sugar, and butter, pressing and stirring with a fork until butter is evenly distributed. Stir in pecans; set aside.
Pour half of the sweet potatoe mixture into a buttered 2 1/2-3 qt casserole dish. Spread cranberry mixture evenly over top, then cover with remaining sweet potato mixture. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees before sprinkling with brown sugar-pecan combination. Return to oven and bake for an additional 45 minutes. Remove and cool for 5-10 minutes