Orange Sweet Potato Cups
2 1/2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potato
2 tablespoons soft butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup brown sugar
Mini marshmallows (optional)
Halve oranges in zig zag pattern. Carefully ream halves, reserving juice. Remove pulp , keeping shells firm.
To mashed sweet potatoes add butter, brown sugar, orange juice to moisten, salt & pepper. Beat until fluffy.
Spoon mixture into orange cups to within 1/2 inch of cut. Add a layer of mini marshmallows. May fill higher & substitute finely chopped pecans for marshmallows
Place orange cups in muffin tins or baking pan & and bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, or until heated through & marshmallows partially or completely melt.