Sweet Potato Surprise


3 medium sweet potatoes, boiled and peeled 1 1/4 cups brown sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp grated orange peel 2 Tbsp butter 1 (1-lb) can apricot halves 1/2 cup pecan pieces

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Slice sweet potatoes and arrange evenly in a buttered 10x6x1-1/2 inch baking dish. In a sauce pan combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon and orange peel. Drain apricots and reserve liquid. Stir 1 cup apricot syrup with cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir over medium heat until boiling. Boil 2 minutes. Add apricots, butter and pecans. Remove from heat, stirring until butter melts. Pour over sliced sweet potatoes in baking dish. Bake uncovered at 375 for 25 minutes.