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Candied Sweet Potatoes

  Sweet potatoes 4 Medium (3 large ones)
  Melted butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cut peeled potatoes into 2-inch slices.
Combine the butter, sugar, and water in an electric skillet. Add the sweet potatoes. Cover and simmer at 250° for 1 hour or until done, turning frequently.

Recipe Summary

Recipe from <b>The Sweet Potato Lover’s Cookbook: More than 100 ways to enjoy one of the world’shealthiest foods</b> by Lyniece North Talmadge and Madeleine Watt (Cumberland House; November 2010; 9781402239113; $14.99 U.S./ $17.99 CAN; cooking). <a href="">Click here to purchase The Sweet Potato Lover's Cookbook!</a>

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 344 Calories from Fat 129

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.5%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.7 mg12.9%

Sodium 57 mg2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 53 g17.8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 37.5 g

Protein 2 g3.4%

Vitamin A 292.7% Vitamin C 4%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 3.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe