You are here

Grandma'S Candied Yams

admin's picture
Ingredients
  Yams 4 Pound, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon, melted
  Ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Brandy 3 Tablespoon
  Orange zest 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
  Miniature marshmallows 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped toasted pecans 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Place the yams in a 4-quart electric slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix together the brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange juice. Spoon over the yams.
2. Cover and cook on the low heat setting 5 1/2 to 6 hours, stirring once, if possible, until the yams are tender.
3. Stir in the brandy and orange zest. Sprinkle the marshmallows and pecans over the top. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer, or until the marshmallows are melted.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Vegetable

Rate It

Your rating: None
4.23421
Average: 4.2 (19 votes)