2 cups water
1/3 tesp nutmeg
2 cups grandulated sugar
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
3/4 cup all purpose flour
3 tesp cold water
3 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 to 1/2 cup butter or margarine
In a larger pan combine 2 cups of water. salt, nutmeg, sugar, and potatoes. Bring to a boil. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 to 20 minutes or until pottoes are fork tender. Pour mixture into a lightly greased 9- or 10-inch pan.
In a bowl, combine flour, oil, and 3 tablespoons water and mix together with hands. Roll out very thinly on floured surface. Cut dough into strips or pinch with your hands and arrange over sweet potatoes. Cut butter or margarine into pats and place over cobbler. Bake at 350 F degree oven for about 35 mintues until crust is golden brown.
I live in North Carolina, and have used this reciepe for several years.