Baked Candied Yams

2007-12-01
  • Yield : 6 - 10
  • Servings : 6 - 10
  • Prep Time : 30m
  • Cook Time : 45m
  • Ready In : 1:15 h
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Ingredients

  • 6 - 8 medium peeled sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Generous handful of pecan halves
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon (optional)
  • 1 tsp nutmeg (optional)

Directions

Step 1

Peel potatoes and slice in 1/4 - 1/2 inch slices. Place neatly in a buttered 11x13 inch baking dish. In a medium saucepan mix the sugar, butter and water. Bring to a boil and let boil for 4-5 minutes stirring constantly. Immediately pour over the potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes, basting with the juice every 15 minutes. For the last 15 minutes of baking, sprinkle pecan halves on top.

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Erath, Louisiana Louisiana
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