These candied yams topped with sugary pecans and marshmallows are a perfect choice during the holidays, but also fun to serve as a sweet winter side dish any night of the week.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
40 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add yams and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 12 to 15 minutes.

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Drain and transfer to a bowl with butter, 4 tablespoons brown sugar, cream, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon. Mash until all ingredients are incorporated and butter is melted. Transfer to a casserole dish and sprinkle with remaining brown sugar and cinnamon. Arrange pecans and marshmallows over the top.

  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

376 calories; protein 3.4g; carbohydrates 56.9g; fat 16g; cholesterol 23.7mg; sodium 75.2mg. Full Nutrition
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