Candied Yams or Sweet Potatoes

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

Mmmmmmm...brown sugar...cream...what could be more delicious? Thanks Mom!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil yams or sweet potatoes until just tender.
  2. Peel and cut length-wise into 1/2-inch slices.
  3. In medium skillet or electric frying pan, combine sugar, butter, cream and salt; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and bubbly.
  4. Add yams; turn gently until glazed and thoroughly heated.


Most Helpful

This was missing something, maybe vanilla, nutmeg, or cinnamon. It was just too bland.

someday2005 May 05, 2011

Tried this recipe for Thanksgiving, and it was a hit! So delicious! I added cinnamon and cloves too. Also, for the sake of timing, I placed sliced yams in a baking dish and poured the yummy sauce over them, then warmed everything in the oven. Turned out perfect! Thanks for sharing a great recipe!!

melsit70 November 30, 2009

This was such an easy, no fuss recipe for candied yams. I had the yams already cooked and decided to make them sweet at the last minute. This came out perfect. Thanks for posting.

Pam-I-Am November 14, 2007

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