Potluck Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Potluck Candied Sweet Potatoes are a classic and crowd-pleasing side dish that is perfect for any gathering. These sweet potatoes are cooked until tender and then coated in a sticky and sweet glaze made from brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon. The result is a dish that is both sweet and savory, with a caramelized exterior and a soft and creamy interior. This recipe is easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time, making it a convenient option for potlucks and holiday dinners.

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Ingredients for Potluck Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

  • 0.33 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 1/25 cup Unsalted Butter
  • 0.08 cup Brown Sugar
  • 0.08 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/25 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.08 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

Directions: Potluck Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Peel and slice the sweet potatoes into 1/4-inch thick rounds.
  • STEP 3.In a saucepan, melt butter and brown sugar over medium heat until smooth.
  • STEP 4.Add cinnamon, salt, and vanilla extract to the saucepan and stir well.
  • STEP 5.Place the sweet potato slices in the greased baking dish and pour the glaze over them.
  • STEP 6.Cover the dish with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Remove the foil and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes, or until the sweet potatoes are tender and the glaze is bubbly.
  • STEP 8.Serve the candied sweet potatoes hot and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • To make the glaze extra sticky, you can add a tablespoon of corn syrup.
  • For a crunchy topping, sprinkle chopped pecans or walnuts over the sweet potatoes before baking.
  • If you prefer a softer texture, you can boil the sweet potato slices for a few minutes before baking them.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover candied sweet potatoes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the sweet potatoes in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake at 350°F (175°C) for 15-20 minutes, or until heated through.
  • These candied sweet potatoes are a delicious side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any potluck or gathering.
Nutrition
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184
calories per serving
8 g Fat2 g Protein27 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Carbs
    27g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    27g
  • Protein
    2g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    11mg
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
    1mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    15mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    3mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    9mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    32mg
  • Selenium
    4mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp