Candied Sweet Potato


Thanksgiving  is this week and to celebrate  I want to share my families recipe.  Americans love their holidays and what a better way to say Happy  Thanksgiving.  You will never buy sweet potatoes in a can after tying these beauties.  They are not the super sweet kind nor the marshmallow topped variety.


  • 4 baked sweet potatoes (you can prebake the day before)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 c water
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • dash salt
  • dash cinnamon

Combine all ingredients except sweet potatoes and simmer to make a syrup. Test  after 10 minutes you want to make syrup not candy.


Cut cooked sweet potatoes lengthwise into a greased 8×8 pan.


Pour syrup over the top


Bake 375 degree preheated oven 30 minutes basting frequently.


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