Sweet Potato Cobbler Recipe

This Sweet Potato Cobbler uses the full pastry top, brushed with butter and sprinkled with sugar and nutmeg.

| November/December 2010

Wilma Ziehl, Las Cruces, New Mexico, sends a version of sweet potato cobbler that sounds pretty darn good.

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Sweet Potato Cobbler 

2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced 1⁄4 inch thick
31⁄2 cups water
11⁄2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons flour
1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon nutmeg
1⁄4 teaspoon salt
Butter or margarine
Pastry, from recipe of your choice
3⁄4 cup melted margarine
Whipped cream 

Heat oven to 400°F. 

In saucepan, cook sweet potatoes in water until crisp tender, about 10 minutes. Drain, reserving 112 cups cooking liquid.  

Layer potatoes in greased 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking dish. Add reserved liquid. 

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