Candied Yams

Candied Yams Recipe

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Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
~6
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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

How to Make Candied Yams

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.

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About Candied Yams

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




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