Candied Sweet Potatoes
These candied sweet potatoes have been standard fare at our Thanksgiving and
Christmas dinners for years. This is my Mother's recipe.
- 6 boiled sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 4 tablespoons butter
- Miniature marshmallows
- Wash and pare potatoes. Cook for 10 minutes in boiling, salted water.
- Drain; cut in halves lengthwise and put into a buttered pan.
- Make a syrup by boiling the sugar and water for 3 minutes. Add butter. Baste
potatoes with syrup.
- Bake slowly at 300 degrees F until tender. Sprinkle with miniature marshmallows
and pecans, and broil or bake until marshmallows are golden.
Recipe from the kitchen of Margaret Roth, Chandler, Arizona.
From the Family Recipes Collection of Linda Jolly and Lisa Stephens.
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