Grandma's sweet potatoes (Yams, really)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 281.1
  • Total Fat: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 30.5 mg
  • Sodium: 108.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.9 g
  • Protein: 2.0 g

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Candied yams, just like my Grandma makes Candied yams, just like my Grandma makes
Number of Servings: 8


    yams, 1 per person
    butter to dot top of casserole
    brown sugar to sprinkle on the marshmallows
    cinnamon to taste
    large marshmallows


Peel and cut yams into 1-1/2" chunks
boil until barely soft and drain
arrange yams in a casserole or cake pan
dot the top with butter
sprinkle with brown sugar
sprinkle with cinnamon
bake for ~20 minutes, until butter and sugar are melted
remove from oven and arrange large marshmallows to mostly cover top of casserole
replace in oven and watch--marshmallows will plump and brown quickly

serve immediately

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MIQEL0.

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