Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes


"These sweet potatoes are easy to make and not overly sweet."


servings 215 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 215 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 100 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Boil cut-up sweet potatoes or bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) whole sweet potatoes until tender.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter and brown sugar together until bubbly. Add the orange juice and stir until smooth. Add the cut-up sweet potatoes and cook slowly, turning occasionally until the sweet potatoes are caramelized, about 20 minutes. If syrup is too thin, add a bit more brown sugar.
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  1. 130 Ratings


This is an easy and great tasting receipe. I changed it a little; I used maple syrup instead of brown sugar. I also cut the sweet potatoes in chunks raw, placed them in a buttered covered casser...

Yams were very good. I added cinnamon and vanilla extract to the recipe. Next time I will reduce or cut out the orange juice. I found the juice to be a bit overpowering.

This recipe is great~ I made a few changes to it. I used yams instead of sweet potatoes. The color and the taste of the dish turned out better with yams~ I didn't add the orange juice to it also...

This is almost the same as the one I make every year except I add about 1/4 teas of cinnamon and precook the sweet potatoes then slice and put in the candied sauce. I have made the day before a...

This was very good - easy and delicious. The orange juice adds a wonderful taste - if you have any doubts, add a little, taste it and decide if you want to add more. I also sliced the potatoes...

Mmmmmm, mmmmmmm good. Everyone asked for seconds~~and for the recipe! Thanks for sharing!

This is an excellent recipe for sweet potatoes and very easy. It also works well with pineapple juice instead of orange juice.

I love this recipe. My friends and family request I bring this every year for Thanksgiving. It's great because it's easy and you don't need the oven for it. The only thing I change in the rec...

These were great! My family does not like the sweet potatoes with marshmallows and even those who do not like sweet potatoes in general (I am one) loved this recipe. I have made this for three...