Kevin's Sweet Potatoes

Oct 16, 2009 at 7:49 p.m. ET

Your kitchen will smell like Grandma's during the holidays with this classic candied sweet potatoes recipe perfect for Thanksgiving.

Kevin's Sweet Potatoes


4 large sweet potatoes or yams
1 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup orange juice or pineapple juice


Preheat oven to 325-350 degrees F. Boil sweet potatoes or yams until cooked but firm. Let cool. Melt butter/margarine in pot with brown sugar and orange juice. Set aside.

When potatoes are cool, peel and cut into 1/2 inch slices. Butter glass oven pan. Layer slices of sweet potatoes and brown sugar mixture. Bake in oven 20 minutes.

Prep time: 50-60 minutes

Serves 6-8 people

Recipe submitted by: Elaine McGrath