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Instant Pot® Candied Sweet Potatoes

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Sweet potatoes can be candied really quickly in a pressure cooker."
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30 m servings 265
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Toss sweet potatoes with cornstarch in a resealable plastic bag until evenly coated.
  2. Place coated sweet potatoes in a multi-functional pressure cooker (such as Instant Pot(R)). Cover with maple syrup, white sugar, brown sugar, and margarine. Pour in water and stir. Close and lock the lid.
  3. Select high pressure according to manufacturer's instructions; set timer for 4 minutes. Allow 10 to 15 minutes for pressure to build.
  4. Release pressure carefully using the quick-release method according to manufacturer's instructions, about 5 minutes. Unlock and remove the lid.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 265 calories; 3.6 57.2 2.3 0 125 Full nutrition

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I only had white sweet potatoes and I used molasses instead of maple syrup because that is what I had on hand. It was very good. Some of my potatoes got "mashed" while others were chunky but t...

Super simple and very quick to make. Great treat for a sweet side dish.

I loved it! The only thing I didn't have was maple syrup so I used pancake syrup.