Grandma's Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Yams

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by lovin2cook

This is an EASY recipe that my grandmother used to make. This is one of my favorites of hers. I don't like sweet potatoes, but I love these. I got the recipe from a friend of hers (she has passed) and decided to share. It's delicious and a sweet treat.

Top Review by b2bcooking

I can't believe that I never reviewed this recipe. It is the best! I have been using this recipe for a couple of years now. I have never changed the ingredients. Why mess with perfection:) Good recipe Lovin2cook

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil sweet potatoes until fork tender. Allow to cool. Peel the sweet potatoes and slice into 1" slices.
  2. In a bowl, stir together karo syrup, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.
  3. Arrange sweet potato slices in 11"x14" casserole dish.
  4. Pour mixture over potatoes.
  5. Slice margarine into slices and arrange on the top.
  6. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove and mix the slices around. Put back in oven for 10-20 minute Serve hot.

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