Candied Sweet Potatoes

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About


  • 8 sweet potatoes
  • Butter for greasing a 12-cup baking dish
  • ⅓ to ½ cup<


  1. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil in a large pot. Put in the sweet potatoes and simmer until just soft enough so that a fork will penetrate them without serious effort. Drain, cool under running water, peel, and cut into ½-