Candied Sweet Potatoes


  • 6 yellow-fleshed sweet potatoes

  • Β½ cup butter

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • Β½ cup water

  • 1 teaspoon salt


Step 1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2
Place whole sweet potatoes in a steamer over a couple of inches of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender, about 30 minutes. Drain and cool.

Step 3
Peel, and slice sweet potatoes lengthwise into 1/2 inch slices. Place in a 9×13 inch baking dish.

Step 4
In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt butter, brown sugar, water and salt. When the sauce is bubbly and sugar is dissolved, pour over potatoes.

Step 5
Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour, occasionally basting the sweet potatoes with the brown sugar sauce.

Enjoy !!!

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