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Recipe: Sweet Potato Mashtini

Another great idea to dress up mashed sweet potatoes... the Sweet Potato Mashtini!  This is a wonderful way to add a little something extra to a special dinner... perfect for the holidays... and a recipe that you can make for any number... one, two or twenty!
If you're like me....I don't have a gazillion Martini glasses... I think my set is for four...  so if you think you want to serve this for a party... party stores have them in plastic.. and I do believe you can get them in different sizes...
If you want to make them for only two... say for a romantic dinner.... mashed sweet potatoes for two can certainly made.. but why kill yourself?... it's your special dinner too... buy already made mashed sweet potatoes.. I used Simply Potatoes.... one of their packages will make 3 large Mashtinis  ... you could stretch it to 4.... depending on the size of your Martini glasses.
You can add a layer of mini marshmallows or fluff in the middle.. the heat from the potatoes makes the minis soft a a bit gooey... very tasty indeed.
The mashed sweet potatoes I bought have a bit of cinnamon in them already so I left cinnamon out of the brown sugar and nut mix... you can add a bit of cinnamon if you like...
Quantities depend on how many you intend to make and how much you want in each glass.... we thought the serving was large when I filled the Martini glass... which is okay since it was a "regular" dinner... not a holiday dinner with lots of other stuff... if you are going to make this for a holiday dinner... definitely use smaller glasses... this side dish is very filling.
Maple syrup is optional... Bob Evans listed it as a possible topping and I thought I would try it.. the flavor was light and very good... if you use it... drizzle it.. no need to drown it ... and use the real thing.. not imitation.
Use a spoon to drizzle the maple syrup otherwise too much will pour out of the jar.
This was quick and easy and delicious!   It looked fabulous too!

Recipe:  Sweet Potato Mashtini
All you need:
Martini glasses
Mashed sweet potatoes
3/4 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons brown sugar (packed)
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Mini marshmallows
Maple syrup (optional)
Fluff (optional)
All you have to do:
In a small bowl, combine the chopped nuts and brown sugar, mix well (I used a fork to do this).  Add the melted butter and mix until the butter is well distributed.
Fill a Martini glass about half full... (if using a layer of fluff or marshmallows... a third full)
Put a layer of the nut mixture... then a thin layer of the fluff or some scattered mini marshmallows.
Put another layer of sweet potatoes... leaving enough room on top for another layer of nut mixture.
Drizzle about 1-2 teaspoons of maple syrup over the nut mixture.
Scatter a few mini marshmallows.



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