Thick sweet potato pieces are covered in a butter and sugar mixture and baked until soft. They are wonderfully sweet and flavored with a little cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla.
HOW DO MAKE CANDIED SWEET POTATOES?
cut up some sweet potatoes into slices or chunks and put them in a baking dish. Make a sauce by mixing together brown sugar, butter and spices. Pour that delicious sauce over the sweet potatoes and toss them until coated.. with and bake for 50-60 minutes.
These Candied Sweet Potatoes are the perfect sweet side dish to serve at Thanksgiving! If you’ve ever wondered how to make candied sweet potatoes, this is the ultimate recipe.
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candied sweet potatoes
- 4-5 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1/4 cup maple syrup
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp cloves
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 375
- In a small saucepan, combine syrup, water, brown sugar and spices. Bring to a boil, and stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside.
- Peel and cut the potatoes into large 1" chunks. Arrange potatoes in a 13 x 9 baking pan, pour syrup mixture over the top, and stir until potatoes are coated. Dot butter over top.
- Bake for 1 hour or until potatoes are tender, stirring 3-4 times during to make sure the potatoes are coated evenly.