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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
1. Place sweet potatoes in a steamer basket over simmering water. Cover. Let steam until potatoes are fork tender. (time depends on size of potatoes).
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2. 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.
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3. 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).
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4. 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