Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

Recipe by Artandkitchen
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 4
    sweet potatoes (or equivalent amount of canned yams, rinsed)
  • 14
    cup butter (or more, see note)
  • 12
    cup brown sugar (or more, see note)
  • 12
    cup water
  • 14
    cup shredded coconut (roasted if you prefere)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil 30 minutes potatoes or until tender.
  • Let cool and then peel and cut into 1-inch thick slices.
  • Place butter in a large saucepan or skillet and melt.
  • Stir in sugar and water and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  • Lower heat and add potatoes.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes, tossing lightly to coat.
  • Sprinkle with coconut before serving.
  • Note: I reduced the amount of butter and sugar. Original quantities: 1/2 cup of butter and 1 cup brown sugar.
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