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    Candied Sweet Potatoes

    Candied Sweet Potatoes. Photo by mersaydees

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    1 hrs

    AcadiaToo's Note:

    This recipe is a family favorite and it is the number one requested food at family gatherings. I have no idea where the recipe originally came from, but I know my Mother has been perfecting it for years. Now in our family there are two thoughts on the proper way to eat them. Some like them with butter to cut the sweetness and the others eat them plain. Your choice! Enjoy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6-10

    Yield:

    baking ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil sweet potatoes in skins for 15 minutes, rinse with cool water and remove skins.
    2. 2
      Mix brown sugar and water in sauce pan, and boil together for 5-minutes, stirring frequently forming a syrup.
    3. 3
      Add butter and stir until dissolved. Add salt and remove from heat.
    4. 4
      Cut sweet potatoes in quarters lengthwise with cut side down in a.
    5. 5
      greased 9"x12" baking dish.
    6. 6
      Poor syrup mixture over the sweet potatoes, cover them and bake at a 350° F oven for 60-minutes.
    7. 7
      Baste sweet potatoes with syrup in the pan.
    8. 8
      Turn them over every 10-minutes.
    9. 9
      Remove from oven.
    10. 10
      Optional: serve with or without butter.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 16, 2009

      55

      Amazing! I love sweet potatoes. I am always looking for different ways to cook them and this will now be one of my favorite ways. They were so tender and delicious.

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    • on February 04, 2013

      55

      Simple and great! This will be making appearances at my holiday table. My family will be thrilled! Thanks, Acadia. Made for Make My Recipe tag game.

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    Nutritional Facts for Candied Sweet Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (82 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 247.8
     
    Calories from Fat 34
    14%
    Total Fat 3.8 g
    5%
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 10.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 188.9 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 53.4 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    10%
    Sugars 39.2 g
    156%
    Protein 1.4 g
    2%

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