Brandied Candied Sweet Potatoes


These brandied sweet potatoes have been a Thanksgiving favorite of ours for many years because they are different from the many mashed sweet potato recipes.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins


  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup brandy

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes, or until tender but firm. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet over low heat, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, brandy, and salt. Add sweet potatoes and stir to coat. Cook, stirring gently until sweet potatoes are heated through and thoroughly glazed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
12g Fat
36g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 7g 37%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 294mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 405mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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