Thanksgiving Yams15 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 25 min
“Mother's great yams were always a hit at Thanksgiving. In America, yams are actually a type of sweet potato. Gingersnap cookies and marshmallows make this dish a real treat.” - by MISTY1549
Original recipe yields 6 cups
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix the sweet potatoes, butter and lemon juice. Break the gingersnap cookies into the mixture. Stirring occasionally, cook until thick, about 15 minutes.
- Cover the mixture with desired quantity of marshmallows. Remove from heat and cover 5 minutes, or until marshmallows have melted. Serve warm.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 344 cal
- 5.4 g
- 72.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (15)Rate This Recipe
"I made these yams for Thanksgiving and they just about blew everyone away! Never had I taseted yams so delicious! The gingersnap cookies are the secret weapon that makes this dish kick! So different f..." See morerom traditional yam recipes, yet so deliciously new! I highly suggest you make these for your next holiday gathering. I recipe note though....instead of putting marshmallows in pot I transfer mixture to a baking dish, then add marshmallows and bake at 375 until mallows are melted and golden brown. Enjoy!"
"These are really really tasty, and so darn fast! I was pretty skeptical, but the gingersnaps add just the perfect flavor. I had baked sweet potatoes on hand (1 hr 40 min @ 350 degrees), so I substit..." See moreuted an equal measure for the canned; I too put the warm sweet potato mixture in a serving container and then browned the (small sized) marshmallows with a quick zap under the broiler. I noticed the first time I made these that they hold their shape upon serving, which gave me the idea to use this as a super-quick easy cheater version of sweet potato pie - just put the mixture into a graham cracker crust, top with marshmallows brown. Really yummy! If you won't be serving the whole pie the same day, I suggest washing it with egg white baking (to seal out the moisture from the filling). Definitely a must-try."
"This was the EASIEST way to make sweet potatoes. It was quick as well. The gingersnap cookies were the perfect mix of spices as well as creating a nice base for the potatoes. I made these for my in-la..." See morews for Thanksgiving this year and they were a hit! I drained one can of the sweet potatoes and used the juice from the other (otherwise it seemed too thick). VERY VERY GOOD!!!"
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