Melting Sweet Potatoes


3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch slices
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup apple cider
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup chopped pecans


1.Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

2.In a large bowl, combine potatoes, butter, cinnamon, and salt; toss until evenly coated. Place on baking sheets in a single layer. Bake 15 minutes, then turn potatoes over and bake 10 more minutes.

3.Pour apple cider evenly over potatoes and continue to bake 10 minutes or until golden brown and fork-tender.

4.Meanwhile, in a small saucepan over low heat, combine syrup and pecans; heat 5 to 7 minutes or until warmed. Serve maple glaze over potatoes.