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Brandied Sweet Potatoes

Yield 6 to 8 servings


  • 2 pounds medium-size sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 tablespoons brandy or water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Cook potatoes in boiling water to cover in a large Dutch oven 30 to 35 minutes or until tender; drain. Cool slightly; peel. Cut potatoes crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.

  2. Cook brown sugar and next 3 ingredients in a skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly. Add potato, and cook, stirring gently, until glazed. Serve immediately.