1 (29 ounce) can peaches, halves
2 tablespoons butter, melted
2 12 cups yams, cooked and mashed
2 tablespoons brown sugar
14 teaspoon salt
14 teaspoon vanilla
18 teaspoon cinnamon
Drain the peach halves and reserve the syrup. Arrange halves, cut side up in a baking dish. To make peaches stad upright, cut thin slice from bottom. In a large bowl, using an electic mixer, beat together, yams, melted butter, brown sugar, salt, vanilla and cinnamon. Gradually, add up to 3 tablespoons of the reserved peach syrup and beat until mixture is smooth and creamy. Mound mixture in peach halves and sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until hot.