Kittencal's Layered Baked Candied Yams

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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Set oven 400°F.
  • Wrap each yam in foil then prick holes in each.
  • Place on a baking sheet and bake until just fork tender (do not overbake) this should take anywhere from 1 to 1-1/2 hours depending on the size of the yams.
  • Carefully remove the foil and allow the yams to cool completely (this may be done up to 1 day ahead).
  • Using fingers remove the skins from yams.
  • Slice into about 1-inch slices crosswise.
  • For the topping; in a bowl combine the brown sugar, soft butter, nuts and pumpkin pie spice; using your fingers mix until crumbly.
  • Butter a 9 x 9-inch baking pan.
  • Layer half of the sliced yams into bottom of the dish, then sprinkle with half of topping.
  • Layer the remaining yams on top then sprinkle the remaining half of the topping on top.
  • Bake at 400°F until the topping melts and is bubbling (about 20 minutes).
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