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  Yams 8
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Firmly packed dark brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Preheat the oven to 325°F.
Cut the unpeeled yams into thirds and cook in boiling salted water until tender.
Drain, rinse under cool water, and peel.
Place the yams in a greased shallow casserole dish.
In a small saucepan melt butter, then stir in the cinnamon and vanilla.
Pour over the yams and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Bake until the syrup caramelizes, about 25 to 30 minutes.

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2648 Calories from Fat 424

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.5%

Saturated Fat 29.5 g147.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 150.9 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 540 g180.2%

Dietary Fiber 68.3 g273%

Sugars 98.5 g

Protein 25 g50.3%

Vitamin A 72.6% Vitamin C 456.3%

Calcium 33.6% Iron 50.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Festive Glazed Yams Recipe