Glazed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Patty Jablonowski

By
@pjs0711

These sweet potatoes were a must have at every turkey dinner growing up. I switched to a sweet potato casserole when I had kids. They wouldn't eat the casserole. One day I made these glazed sweets. They disappeared.


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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

4 medium
sweet potatoes of equal size
1 c
brown sugar (light or dark)
1 stick
butter

Step-By-Step

11. Place sweet potatoes in a steamer basket over simmering water. Cover. Let steam until potatoes are fork tender. (time depends on size of potatoes).

22. Allow potatoes to cool until you can handle them. Remove the outer skin. Cut potatoes in 1/2 or 1/4's lengthwise depending on size of potato.

33. Put brown sugar on a large plate or in a pie pan. Roll cut sweet potatoes in sugar pressing the sugar on until well coated. (note: the hotter the potatoes, the more easily the sugar will stick).

44. Melt butter in a large heavy frying pan. Place the sugared potatoes in the butter. Turn frequently until golden brown and syrupy. (about 10 - 15 minutes) (be careful, the sugar will burn easily). Remove to a platter and serve. (may keep warm in the oven until ready to serve).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Hashtags: #butter, #sweet, #sugar, #Brown