Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple

1
Julia Ferguson

By
@judyjellybean

My family's recipe. I don't remember a holiday as a kid that this dish was not served. It's just not Thanksgiving or Christmas without Candied Sweet Potatoes.

Rating:

★★★★★ 4 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6 or more
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 5-6
    large sweet potaotes
  • 1 20 oz
    can, crushed pineapple
  • 1 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • couple dash(es)
    nutmeg
  • 1 pinch
    allspice
  • 1
    orange, zested
  • 1 - 1 1/2 c
    packed, brown sugar
  • 1
    large bag, marshmallows (large or minature) just be careful if too many are added to top of sweet potatoes they will overflow into oven.

How to Make Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple

Step-by-Step

  1. Scrub outside skin of sweet potatoes. Place sweet potatoes in large pan, and cover with water. Place pan on med-high heat and cover with lid. Bring potatoes to a boil, turn down to med heat and cook until fork tender. When tender remove from water, set aside until cool enough to handle.
  2. In small mixing bowl combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and oranage zest. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven 350 degrees F.
    Place butter in 9x13 baking dish and place in oven to melt. Remove from oven when melted.
    Remove skins from sweet potatoes. Slice sweet potatoes into several slices lengthwise; layer potato slices in baking dish with melted butter. Sprinkle brown sugar mixture over sweet potato slices. Spoon crushed pineapple over brown sugar. Place in oven and bake until edges of pineapple begin to brown. Remove from oven and cover top with marshmallows. Return to oven and bake until marshmallows begin to brown. Keep an eye on marshmallows, as they will burn easily.

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About Candied Sweet Potatoes with Pineapple

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtags: #sweet #pineapple



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