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Mom's Candied Yams with Caramel

Rated as 4.65 out of 5 Stars

"I took my mom's childhood candied yam recipe and added a layer of caramel. It is now a must at every Thanksgiving and Christmas and is often requested with much anticipation by anyone who has had it. One recipe will serve 6, but barely. I promise there won't be leftovers. If you're going to feed 6 or more, I suggest doubling the recipe in a 9x13-inch pan."
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Ingredients

55 m servings 273 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix sweet potatoes, pineapple, butter, brown sugar, salt, egg, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Pour half the sweet potato mixture into a 9x9-inch casserole dish. Pour caramel sauce over sweet potatoes; top with 1 cup marshmallows. Spread the remaining sweet potato mixture over marshmallow layer.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Add the remaining 1 cup marshmallows and bake until marshmallows are golden brown, about 10 more minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 273 calories; 6.8 g fat; 51.3 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 46 mg cholesterol; 274 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Delicious My husband loved it his co-workers and friend and also my co-workers loved it. It was my first time making it and I thought it would be weird to mix pineapples and caramel with sweet p...

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Not so sure about this one. Maybe the fact that I used fresh yams, cut them into chunks and parboiled rather than mashing them was the deal breaker but there was something missing from the flavo...

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Delicious My husband loved it his co-workers and friend and also my co-workers loved it. It was my first time making it and I thought it would be weird to mix pineapples and caramel with sweet p...

I love trying new recipes! This was wonderful. I used whole sweet potatoes, peeled, boiled and mashed them, and added all other ingredients. This was perfect! I went right by the recipe but ...

I wanted to do something different with the same ol' candy yams so i tried this recipe and it was wonderful!! Normally i have a lot left over but not this time!! Every bit was gone!! I will cont...

SOOO good! Luckily I had extra potatoes in the cabinet because one can did NOT cut it, so I tripled he recipe and everything in it except the pineapple because I only had two cans. I figured i...

Deliciosisimo.....

Found this recipe a few weeks back. I decided to make the carmel from sweetened condensed milk. WWWWOOOWWWW WAS THIS YUMMY The carmel gave one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving even More flav...

This was AMAZING!! I made it for the company Thanksgiving Lunch and everybody loved it! Even my husband who hates anything yam/sweet potatoes likes it!

I decided to look for another candied yam recipe for Thanksgiving just because I was tired of the same old one that I had been using. I found this one, and it looked easy to do. So I followed ...

SO DELICIOUS! Won't make it any other way now. Bravo!