Orange-flavored Sweet Potatoes with Oatmeal Cookie Topping

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Total Time
4hrs 55mins
Prep
1 hr
Cook
3 hrs 55 mins

Wonderful recipe a friend gave me last year, which became an instant Thanksgiving tradition.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Butter a baking dish, 13X9X2 inches.
  3. Prick potatoes and bake in middle of oven until very soft, about 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Scoop flesh into a large bowl and mash with butter, sugar, juice, marmalade, gingerroot, and salt.
  5. Spread potato mixture evenly in baking dish.
  6. Mixture may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
  7. Bring to room temperature before proceeding.
  8. ------------Forthe topping-------------------.
  9. Food process cookies to fine consistency.
  10. Add butter and pulse motor until mixture resembles soft cookie dough.
  11. Wrap topping in wax paper and chill until firm, about 2 hours.
  12. Topping may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered.
  13. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  14. Crumble topping over potato mixture and bake in middle of oven until topping is browned lightly, about 25 minutes.