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candied sweet potatoes

Recipe by
Cathie Valentine
Graniteville, SC

Love eating this dish when my Mom served pork roast. :-)

yield 6 -8
prep time 45 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For candied sweet potatoes

  • 6
    fresh sweet potatoes
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • salt to taste
  • butter or margarine

How To Make candied sweet potatoes

  • 1
    Cook potatoes (skins on) in a large pot of boiling water until almost tender (semi-hard). Peel the potatoes when cooled. Slice potatoes into about 1/4 inch rounds.
  • 2
    Make a syrup of the brown sugar and water. Dip the potato rounds in the syrup and line in a greased large casserole dish. Season with salt and thin slices of butter. Pour any of the remaining syrup over the potatoes. Bake until potatoes are brown. (quick process)

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