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candied sweet potatoes

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

Everyone that eats these think they are delicious. I tell them if you like these, you should have ate the ones that my mama made! That is why I say that they are "almost" like my mama's.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For candied sweet potatoes

  • 6
    sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1/4 c
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
  • 3/4 c
    white sugar
  • 1 pinch

How To Make candied sweet potatoes

  • 1
    Slice the peeled sweet potatoes into rounds about 1/4 inch thick.
  • 2
    Add oil and butter to cast iron pot. Heat.
  • 3
    Add sweet potatoes. Sprinkle with salt. Then add sugar over the sweet potatoes. Stir.
  • 4
    Cover skillet. Reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for one hour or until the sauce is dark and the potatoes are candied. They should be tender, but a little hard around the edges.

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