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These candied sweet potatoes make a great holiday side dish. They only need four ingredients, so this candied sweet potatoes recipe won't add much onto your holiday meal shopping list.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Peel fresh sweet potatoes; cut into 1-1/2-inch chunks. Cook fresh sweet potatoes, covered, in enough boiling water to cover, for 10 to 12 minutes or just until tender; drain. (Or, cut up canned sweet potatoes.)

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  • Transfer potatoes to a 2-quart rectangular baking dish. Add maple syrup and melted butter; stir gently to combine.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in a 375 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are glazed, stirring gently twice. Sprinkle with nuts; let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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  • Makes 6 servings.

Tips

Prepare steps 1 and 2 as above. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. Bake, uncovered, in a 375 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes are glazed, stirring gently twice. Continue as above.

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Apples:

Prepare as above for step 1, except reduce sweet potatoes to 1-1/2 pounds (3 medium). In a 2-quart rectangular baking dish combine sweet potatoes and 1 1/2 cups sliced apple. Add the maple syrup, the melted butter, and 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon; stir gently to combine. Bake, uncovered, in a 375 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until potatoes and apples are glazed, stirring gently twice. Sprinkle with nuts; let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts

258 calories; 14 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 2 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 113 mg sodium. 397 mg potassium; 32 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 13 g sugar; 3 g protein; 12974 IU vitamin a; 2 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 12 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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