With a warm butter and brown sugar glaze, topped with delicious pecans; these sweet potatoes are always a hit at the Thanksgiving table. These sweet potatoes will please even the pickiest of eaters.
3-4 sweet potatoes
1/4 cup melted butter
Salt to taste
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 cup coarse chopped pecans
Dash of Cayenne pepper
Preheat oven to 400 degrees; line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch thick slices. Brush potatoes with 2-tablespoons melted butter.
Arrange slices on baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt to taste. Bake 15 minutes, turn slices; bake 15 minutes longer or until tender. (May refrigerate at this point and finish later).
Mix together remaining 2-tablespoons butter with the brown sugar; brush over sweet potatoes. Lightly sprinkle with cayenne pepper (to taste). Sprinkle with chopped nuts; bake 10 minutes longer or until glaze is crisp.