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Candied Yams Recipe (WW 5pts)


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  • 6 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, unpacked
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 3 tbsp light butter, melted (I used Brummel & Brown)
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt


Servings 8
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 70mins
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Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Arrange sweet potatoes in an even layer in a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Combine maple syrup, butter,brown sugar, lemon juice, nutmeg, salt and in small bowl. Pour the mixture over the sweet potatoes; toss to coat.
Cover and bake the sweet potatoes for 15 minutes.
Uncover, stir and cook, stirring every 15 minutes, until tender and starting to brown, about 40 minutes more.
Sprinkle marshmallows over potatoes, and put back in oven. Cook until marshmallows melt and begin to brown, about 10 minutes.

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