Candied Sweet Potatoes

Candied Sweet Potatoes recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh sweet potato or yams, diced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • Pinch kosher salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Place potato or yams in the slow cooker.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except for marshmallows and stir gently to mix.
  3. Cook on LOW for 3 1/2 hours.
  4. Open the pot and stir the contents. Top with marshmallows and cook for another 30 minutes.
  5. Turn the pot to warm until ready to serve.

Notes

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