Quick Candied Yams

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Total Time
5 mins
30 mins

This recipe comes from the label on a can of Bruce's brand yams. The yams can be prepared in the oven, on the stovetop, or in the microwave.

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  • 2 (16 ounce) cans whole yams in heavy syrup
  • 23 cup syrup, from can yams
  • 23 cup brown sugar
  • 12 cup butter


  1. Oven directions:
  2. Combine syrup, sugar, and butter in saucepan over medium heat until thickened.
  3. Place yams in shallow baking dish and pour sauce over yams.
  4. Bake at 350* for 25-30 minutes.
  5. Stovetop directions:.
  6. Place all ingredients in a small saucepan.
  7. Bring just to boil on medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  8. Remove from heat, stir, and serve.
  9. Microwave directions:.
  10. Combine all ingrediens in a microwave safe dish.
  11. Cover and mocrowave on high for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 minutes. Stir and serve.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is perfect. I don't like yams too overdone & too sweet. This has just the amount of sweetness to let you know that you are eating a delicious vegetable; not a dessert. This is on my dinner table every holiday and me and my family love them! Sometimes simple just tastes better.

3 5

This wasnt pretty but tasted good. I added some orange extract which really enhanced the flavor. I probably couldnt serve alongside anything because it is SUPER runny. (I did the stovetop vejavascript:postComment();rsion).