Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 50 mins

My Grandmother and my Mother made these for special occasions. They are really just Candied Yams, using Parsnips instead. Of course the Parsnips have a much nuttier and spice flavor than Yams.


  1. Peel parsnips and cut into as close as possible to 3" pieces.
  2. Bring water to boil, add salt and parsnips.
  3. Boil aproximately 20 minutes, until crisp tender.
  4. Drain parsnips, and place in shallow 2 Qt baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over top.
  6. Cut butter into 1 T. pats, place evenly over top of dish.
  7. Bake 30 minutes.


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Love these and I bet any root veggie would shine in this recipe!

rosslare July 09, 2016

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