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Quincy L. Cheek's Sweet Potato Trifle

Quincy L. Cheek's Sweet Potato Trifle

Try this layered sweet potato dessert with your Thanksgiving meal.

1st layer
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup margarine
1 cup chopped pecans
Mix together ingredients and press in a 9 X 13 X 2" pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes. Cool thoroughly. Then crumble. Divide mixture. Place ½ inch the bottom of a trifle bowl.

2nd layer
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cup whipped topping
Whip cream cheese and powdered sugar together until light and fluffy. Whip in topping. Spread over crust.

3rd layer
3 cup cooked yams, mashed
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Combine yams, sugar and flavoring. Beat well. Spread over cream cheese layer.

4th layer
Top yams with remaining crust mixture.

5th layer
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
¼ cup sugar
1 can (15 oz.) crushed pineapple
In a one -quart sauce pan, mix cornstarch and sugar together. Add crushed pineapple. Stir until mixture is well blended. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened. Cool. Spread over crumb layer.

6th layer
1 package (3 ½ oz.) instant vanilla pudding mix
2 cups milk
Prepare according to directions on package. Spread over pineapple layer.

7th layer
2 cups whipped topping
1 cup chopped toasted pecans
Top pudding layer with whipped topping. Sprinkle with pecans to garnish.

* Note: By using lower fat cream cheese, fat free whipped topping, skim milk and sugar free pudding, the dish will be lower in fat and sugar.
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