Candied Yams Recipe

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Candied Yams

Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

This is a traditional side on the Thanksgiving table for my family; no recipe collection is complete without it.


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Serves:

~6

Prep:

40 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

6 medium
yams
3 Tbsp
butter
1 c
syrup or molasses
marshmallows (optional)
2 c
chopped nuts, toasted (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil yams, DO NOT BREAK THE SKIN! Then peel and cut into quarters or cubes.
2
Place yams in shallow, buttered pan (13x9"). Pour syrup/molasses over yams, add nuts if desired and dot with butter.
3
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
4
If using marshmallows: pull out of oven after about 20 minutes and add marshmallows, then replace in oven for 5 to 10 minutes more, or until marshmallows are golden around their edges.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Pies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American