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“I found this in Southern Living Annual Recipe cookbook. You have to try this. Cooking time includes the baking of the potatoes.”
2hrs 20mins

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  1. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with a fork, and place on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake 400 degrees for 1 hour on until done; cool slightly.
  3. Peel and cut into 1/4 inch slices.
  4. Place sweet potato slices in a lightly greased 9x13-inch baking dish; add orange juice.
  5. Stir together 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  6. Sprinkle over sweet potato.
  7. Dot with 6 tablespoons butter.
  8. Cobbler:.
  9. Combine 2 cups flour and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.
  10. Sprinkle 1/2 cup cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, evenly over surface, and stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.
  11. Shape into a ball.
  12. Roll pastry into a 13x9-inch rectangle.
  13. Place over sweet potato mixture, sealing edges.
  14. Cut slits in top to allow steam to escape.
  15. Microwave remaining 2 tablespoons butter until melted.
  16. Brush butter over crust, and sprinkle with 2 teaspoons sugar.
  17. Bake 400 for 1 hour or until golden.
  18. Serve warm with whipped cream.

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