Desserts

Sweet Potato Turnovers (or Empanadas?)

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My sister in law has been here and so we started early with our Thanksgiving feasting. She cooked earlier this week, and we still have pans and pans of food in the fridge. My favorite of her dishes is a traditional Candied Sweet Potato dish, where she boils chunks of sweet potatoes (or yams? What are those things?) with butter, a ton of sugar and cinnamon. After she squeezes a bit of lemon in it, we’re left with this beautiful goodness…

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4 Candied Sweet Potato leftovers (or you could try the mash of this Sweet Potato and Banana dish)

1 Prepared pie crust

1 egg

2 tsp Sugar, a few teaspoons
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Roll out prepared pie crust. Using a 3-4 inch circle cookie cutter, make rounds for your turnovers. Plop a spoonful of your sweet potato mixture into the center and fold over...
See the full directions on my site
Nutritions

Calories
84

Sodium
69mg
2% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV