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Candied Sweet Potatoes

Yield 6 servings


  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water 30 minutes or until tender. Let cool to touch; peel and cut into 1/2-inch slices. Arrange slices in a lightly greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish.

  2. Combine sugar, flour, and salt in a medium saucepan. Add remaining ingredients, stirring well; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and pour syrup over sweet potatoes. Bake at 325° for 2 hours.

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