Grandma'S Candied Yams
|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|
|Orange zest||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated|
|Miniature marshmallows||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Chopped toasted pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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.