11 Reviews

I have never enjoyed Candied Yams and it was assigned to me to make this Thanksgiving so of course I went straight to RecipeZaar! This recipe was fantastic, I thought the spices were so delicious in it and I doubled the whole recipe to make lots for leftovers. It turned out great and everyone loved it so much that they made me the official Candied Yam maker for Thanksgiving. :) Thanks for the help Tonkats!

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Toni B December 03, 2008

I made this for Thanksgiving and my fiance loved it. He said it tastes like pie. This is the recipie I will be making from now on for the holidays!

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Bugsey December 03, 2008

I make this every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas. I always get lots of compliments. I will warn you that it might rot your teeth - it is super sweet - but oh so good!

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Mariemeow77 November 08, 2008

The proportion of spice was way overpowering, even with cutting down. If I make this again, I will use probably two large cans of yams, I think.

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Miracle Miriam December 21, 2006

This is pretty much what I had growing up, it doesn't take much to sweeten this, it's even amazing with just butter and cinnamon :) Such a fabulous dish I love it!

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Chef Jenn #3 April 29, 2006

very good. I loved it. I would suggest using less ginger as it overpowered the rest of the spices.

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desert00 December 27, 2004

This was excellent! I didn't have all of the spices individually so I just used pumpkin pie spice. Both my fiance and I loved it and I'm not even a big yam fan!

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Melly2 December 23, 2002

my bf thought they were good, but needed less spices, as they were a bit overwhelming. also, next time i will not mash these, but cut them into chunks, to make a more attractive dish.

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Melany * December 02, 2002

We made this for Thanksgiving and we could not get enough of it. Turkey was left over, but not this!

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Sherrie Variz November 29, 2002

try cooking down the juice (or light syrup) that the yams are canned in - you can add your butter and spices to the juice as it cooks down - you want it reduced to 1/4 (approx) then pour it over the yam casserole and add more marshmallows on top and pop in oven - it's wonderful!

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Linda5 August 15, 2001
Candied Yams