Tzimmes

5-6 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
4 Tablespoons butter
½ cup honey
1 cup orange juice
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup figs chopped into small pieces
½ cup pitted prunes chopped into small pieces

Slice sweet potatoes, place in casserole dish and roast in 350 degree F oven for 35-40 minutes until cooked through. While the sweet potatoes are roasting, Melt butter in a separate saucepan. Add honey orange juice, salt and cinnamon to the butter. Mix well. When the sweet potatoes are cooked through, remove from oven, add butter mixture to sweet potatoes and mash lightly. Spread figs and prunes around and on top.

Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Stir gently and bake uncovered for 10 minutes until crispy on top.

Image Credit: Edsel L

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