Candied Yams or Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 3hrs 20mins
Recipe by Alan Leonetti

This was my mother's recipe that I enjoyed all my life, and it was better than any others that I ever tasted.

Top Review by Vaguely Vegan

Fantastic recipe - and so very easy - thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and quarter the yams or sweet potatoes.
  2. Place all of the ingredients into a large pot and cook the potatoes on top of the stove over medium heat and stirring every so often until potatoes are soft.
  3. Also, don’t be afraid of adding more brown sugar and/or orange juice if needed. The ingredients need to cover the potatoes.

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