Sweet Potatoes and Caramel Sauce

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Oct. 18, 2011


Sweet potatoes 3 , peeled and cubed
Brown sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , packed
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , sliced and divided
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon (Divided)
Butter flavoring 1/4 Teaspoon (Imitation)
Sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Half and half 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)


For the caramel sauce combine half-and-half, sugar, butter extract, ½ tsp vanilla extract and ¼ tsp imitation butter into a sauce pan. Cook over a medium-low heat for 25 minutes until becomes slightly thickened.

In a large saucepan, cover sweet potatoes with water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook potatoes until fork tender and drain. With an electric mixer on medium speed, beat until smooth. Add brown sugar, ¼ cup of butter, ½ tsp vanilla extract and mix together with the potatoes.

Pour sweet potatoes into a serving dish and top with the caramel sauce. Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 485Calories from Fat 232

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 16 g80%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 77 mg3.21%

Total Carbohydrates 62 g20.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 42 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet