Yummy Candied Yams

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(109)

Yams for the holidays, in a thick syrup, very sweet and delightful. Top with a dash of cinnamon, if you like!

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed

  • ½ cup water

  • 1 cup butter

  • 2 cups white sugar

Directions

  1. In a large pot over medium heat, place potatoes in water. Top with butter and sugar, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, without stirring, until mixture is thick and syrupy, 40 minutes. Mixture will thicken slightly as it cools. Remove from heat and serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

446 Calories
23g Fat
62g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 446
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 181mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 22%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 54g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 25mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 157mg 3%

* 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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