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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Have you ever heard about the candied sweet potatoes?

If the answer is yes you must have a pretty good idea of how delicious this dish can turn out. On the other hand if you haven’t experienced the delight of these sweet potatoes; this is the chance that you been looking for to partake in a flavorful meal.

As you will see, the recipe blends ingredients like sweet potatoes, salt, brown sugar, butter, ground nutmeg, and ground cinnamon. All of them are essential for bringing out the distinct taste of the dish.

The recipe of candied sweet potatoes is not difficult to prepare; as a matter of fact the ingredients are pretty basic and the procedure is quite simple. This recipe is one that you can share and enjoy with your family and friends. The versatility of the dish is impressive as you can use it as dinner for close family members and friends or for a big celebration.

It is well known that a true Thanksgiving dinner cannot be complete without the special touch of sweet potatoes. Christmas holidays are also other ideal occasions where this meal is a must to be present. It could be a part of a wedding banquet as well. Doesn’t matter if is a big or small event candied sweet potatoes are always a good choice.

The instructions for the preparation and cooking of the recipe are found next:

Cooking Time: 60 minutes

Servings: 8 (cut in halves)


  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. First, rinse sweet potatoes, place in a deep pot, cover with water, and cook for about 30 to 35 minutes or until tender. When ready, let them cool.

  2. Then peel and sprinkle with salt, but just a little.

  3. After that preheat oven at 350 degrees F (177°C) and place sweet potatoes in a baking dish.

  4. Now mix together: the brown sugar, butter, ground nutmeg, salt, and ground cinnamon.

  5. Put the mix in a saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown sugar is completely dissolved.

  6. Next, when the glaze is ready, pour over sweet potatoes.

  7. Finally, bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 15 minutes.

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