Festive Candied Yams

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Serves Feeds 8 | Prep Time Approx. 15 min. | Cook Time Approx 70 min.

Why I Love This Recipe

I make this dish every year at Christmas and Thanksgiving and it's been a hit with my family every time, they're always impressed!

Ingredients You'll Need

- 4 large red skinned sweet potatoes (yams), peeled, cut into 1" round pieces
- 5 tbsp. butter
- 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
- 2 cups mini marshmallows
- 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped


-Boil yams until soft, yet firm enough to manage

-Cut width-wise into 4 inch round pieces, set aside in baking dish

-Start mixing sugar, butter, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and nuts together in a bowl

-Pour mixture evenly over yams in layers (1 layer yams, 1 layer mixture, repeat)

-Place baking dish in oven at 375º for 30-40 min, covered

-Remove dish from oven, top off with mini marshmallows evenly on top

-Place back in oven for 5 min. or until golden brown, uncovered

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