Easy Candy Yams

Easy Candy Yams

37 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    40 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
sal
Recipe by  sal

“Chopped sweet potatoes are baked with brown sugar, caramel topping and butter, then finished with a layer of roasted marshmallows.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 8x8 inch dish

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Place sweet potatoes in an 8x8 inch square baking dish. Pour caramel over potatoes. Sprinkle with sugar and dot with butter.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 30 minutes, until potatoes are tender and mixture is bubbly. Remove from oven and sprinkle marshmallows evenly over potatoes. Return to oven until marshmallows are melted and browned, 5 to 10 minutes more.

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Reviews (37)

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Karisma
178

Karisma

Okay, this recipe has potential it is divine but it needs MAJOR re-writing. First off, get a bigger dish 9x9 doesnt even have to be square.Use cooked yams or canned yams (drained) and increase the 4 cups to about 6 or 7. Mash them...not chop. Leave out the butter (unless greasing the sides of your dish to keep the marshmallows from sticking. Double the amount of marshmallows and Broil them under a guarded eye for a heavenly browning. Do this and the dish will be the best thing you ever tasted. If not then you will get a big bowl of uncooked potatoes swimming in grease.

AFORFFORT
65

AFORFFORT

I give these four stars for taste and one for the directions. Having never made candied yams before, I didn't know what is apparently obvious to the pro-this recipe calls for CANNED sweet potatoes. I naively chopped fresh sweet potatoes and THREE HOURS (not 30 minutes) later, they were delicious! Please, avoid my frustration. If you are not a yam-making pro, remember, either cook the potatoes first, or use canned.

crissyR40
35

crissyR40

This was so easy to make. I had 14 people for Thanksgiving, everyone from adults to children just loved it. I would however suggest the following changes. I fully cook fresh yams and then mash them adding the rest of the indredients and briefly putting them under the broiler until the marshmellows are lightly browned. I will make this on every holiday thanks!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 413 cal
  • 21%
  • Fat
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs
  • 69 g
  • 22%
  • Protein
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 532 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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