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

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

  • 1Boil yams, DO NOT BREAK THE SKIN! Then peel and cut into quarters or cubes.
  • 2Place yams in shallow, buttered pan (13x9"). Pour syrup/molasses over yams, add nuts if desired and dot with butter.
  • 3Bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes.
  • 4If 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