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Grandma'S Candied Yams

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  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)

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

Side Dish
Slow Cooked

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4084 Calories from Fat 698

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g123.5%

Saturated Fat 35.8 g179.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 129 mg43%

Sodium 1174.8 mg48.9%

Total Carbohydrates 803 g267.8%

Dietary Fiber 83.5 g333.9%

Sugars 214.5 g

Protein 39 g78.2%

Vitamin A 82.4% Vitamin C 559.6%

Calcium 55.6% Iron 89.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grandma'S Candied Yams Recipe