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a baking pan filled with candied yams in a brown sugar glaze
Candied Yams Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
50 mins
Total Time
1 hr

Candied yams are a classic side dish perfect for your holiday meal.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, Holiday, thanksgiving
Servings: 8 People
Calories: 195 kcal
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into one inch chunks
  • 4 tablespoons butter cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 400. Toss the sweet potatoes with the butter, brown sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Pour the sweet potatoes into a 9 x 13 baking dish.
  2. Bake 40 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender. Stir the potatoes and bake for an additional ten minutes to lightly caramelize the sauce. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
Candied Yams Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Cup)
Calories 195
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.