Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe


Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe from Mississippi Hometown Cookbook, is a great traditional sweet potato recipe that is sure to please your whole family.

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipes

Course: Side Dishes
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  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter


  • Directions for Candied Sweet Potatoes: Peel sweet potatoes and cut in circles about 1/2-inch thick. Cover with warm water; stir in baking soda. Soak 10 minutes; drain in colander and rinse. Combine sugar, salt and 1/2 cup water in a saucepan; bring to a low boil. Add potatoes and continue to cook, stirring syrup over potatoes, until syrup is thick and potatoes are done. Melt butter over candied sweet potatoes, stir and serve. Serves 3 to 4.


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