Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Candied Sweet Potatoes

This is the recipe I'm going to attempt for the first time tomorrow. We didn't do candied yams in my family but they're on the menu for the potluck we're going to tomorrow. Putting it here so that I can find it when I need it. Hope they turn out.

Printed from COOKS.COM

6 large bright orange sweet potatoes
1 lb. dark brown sugar
1 stick of butter
2 cups of miniature marshmallows
1/4 cup of white sugar
2 teaspoons of salt

Wash and peel potatoes. Chunk potatoes into 2 inch disks. Put potatoes in a pan and cover with water. Add 2 teaspoons of salt and 1/4 cup of white sugar to the potatoes and water. Cover. Boil until potatoes are fork tender (approximately 30 minutes). Drain potatoes.

Put potatoes in a baking dish and sprinkle with brown sugar. Dot potatoes with butter.

Bake for 20 minutes in 350 degree oven. Sprinkle with marshmallows. Return to oven and bake until marshmallows are brown.

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