2 pounds Yams or Sweet Potatoes
¼ tsp coconut essence or extract
¼ tsp vanilla extract
¼ cup butter (melted)
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup pecans
2 tbls cold butter
Spray your crock with cooking oil or coat with butter to prevent sticking.
Slice the Yams into ½ inch thick slices.
Arrange the Yam slices in the crock, overlapping the slices. You will probably need a couple of layers.
Mix the coconut essence and vanilla with melted butter and pour over the yams.
In a small bowl mix together the brown sugar, coconut and pecans - sprinkle over the yams
Cut the cold butter into little pieces sprinkle over Yams
Cook on low for about 6 hours - Should be soft when done