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The Best Sweet Potatoes in the World

2 1/2 lbs. sweet potatoes
4 T. butter
1/4 C. maple syrup
2 T. brown sugar
1/3 C. pecan halves
1 1/2 C. mini marshmallows

Place sweet potatoes and water to cover. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 25-30 minutes, or until tender. Drain potatoes and cool slightly. Peel under cold water. Cut into large chunks, and place in 8 x 8 casserole. Preheat oven to 350.

In a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in syrup and sugar over low heat for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle nuts over sweet potatoes and top with syrup mixture. Bake 25 minutes. Top with marshmallows. Bake 5-7 minutes.

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