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Candied Yams

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Candied Yams
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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour, 5 minutes

Category: Side Dishes, Sweet Potatoes and Yams

Cuisine: American

Servings: 12

Candied Yams


    Candied Yams
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 lb. margarine or butter
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 10 medium or 8 lbs. peeled sweet potatoes, cut in 2-inch round slices or lengthwise

Boil first 5 ingredients until they look like syrup. Add sweet potatoes. Cook until tender.

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Nutrition Facts

Candied Yams

Serves 12

Amount Per Serving
Calories 654.53 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.47 g 23.8%
Saturated Fat 2.97 g 14.9%
Trans Fat 2.81 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 293.78 mg 12.2%
Total Carbohydrate 127.72 g 42.6%
Dietary Fiber 9.11 g 36.4%
Sugars 79.18 g
Protein 4.79 g
Vitamin A 238.22 % Vitamin C 8.07 %
Calcium 9.47 % Iron 10.59 %

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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