Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

These yams have been traditional on my Thanksgiving table for over 20 years. I wouldn't think of making them any other way.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Place yams in large baking dish. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, combine corn syrup, sugar, half-and-half, butter, salt, and cinnamon. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil, and boil for 5 minutes. Pour over yams.
  4. Bake, basting often, 15 minutes more.
  5. (If you have to have marshmallows on your yams, sprinkle mini marshmallows over finished yams, and broil for 3 minutes or so, until melted and nicely browned.).


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Everyone liked these yams but didn't love them. Made for PRMR Holiday Tag

Nasseh November 26, 2009

I cut this recipe down by half for 2 of us & opted out when it came to the marshmallows ~ Otherwise the recipe was followed, & we had A VERY NICE TASTING SIDE OF YAMS! You've got a keeper of a recipe here! [Tagged, made & reviewed as part of my YAMS theme in My-3-Chefs]

Sydney Mike November 03, 2008

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