Honey Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes or Yams Easy

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Total Time
45mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
35 mins

I have been making these for a long time - its easy and the kids luv them. This recipe is for 2-4 people ( depends on who is eating). You can double, triple or more if needed.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. If using fresh yams/sweet potatoes: Cook whole sweet potatoes in water until the potatoes are soft ( 25-35 minutes).
  2. Drain water from potatoes and cool until they can be handled.
  3. Peel potatoes ( its very very easy after cooking).
  4. If using canned yams- just drain and reserve 1/2 cup liquid. If you dont have any oj then use this reserved liquid instead of oj. If you have the juice then discard all liquid.
  5. Cut potatoes into thick chunks and place in glass 9 x 9 inch baking dish.
  6. In a deep, non-stick, saucepan place butter, honey, brown sugar, OJ ( or canned liquid) and cinnamon.
  7. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until everything is well mixed and gooey ( caramel like)-this should only take a minute or two-be careful not to burn.
  8. Pour mixture over potatoes.
  9. Cover with foil.
  10. Bake in 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes or until dish is bubbling.
  11. Take cover off for 15 minutes and bake more -- basting often.