Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Lynn Socko

By
@lynnsocko

Is it a side dish, or a dessert?

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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3 medium
sweet potatoes, par-boiled, refrigerated
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
honey
1 Tbsp
molasses
1/4 c
unsalted butter
1/3-1/2 c
crushed graham crackers
1/4 tsp
orange zest
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
black pepper
pinch of coarse sea salt
chopped pecans

How to Make Candied Sweet Potatoes

Step-by-Step

  • 1Par-boil potatoes about 15-20 min., Cool, refrigerate, for a few hours or overnight.
  • 2Peel skin off (using a fork is an easy way). Slice into 1/4" rounds. Spray bottom of baking dish with non-stick spray and place potatoes in layers until all potatoes are used.
  • 3In med. sauce pan, add brown sugar, honey, molasses, butter, cinnamon, orange zest, pinch of salt & black pepper. Heat till sugar is melted, stir till well combined.
  • 4In med. mixing bowl or a food processor, combine softened butter, brown sugar, graham crackers, to make a crumbly topping.
  • 5Pour syrup over potatoes, sprinkle with pecans, drop pcs. of graham cracker mix over top, sprinkle with pecans again.
  • 6Bake uncovered 350 degrees for 30-45 min. Cool a few minutes then serve.

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About Candied Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




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