Candied Sweet Potatoes

Preparation info
  • Yield:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

  • About


  • 4 medium-size sweet potatoes (about pounds)
  • cup plus 1 tablespoon


  • Put the unpeeled potatoes in a saucepan and add cold water to cover. Bring to the boil and cook until barely soft, about 15 minutes. Drain.
  • Cool the potatoes and peel them. Slice them and arrange the slices, slightly overlapping, in a buttered baking dish.
  • Preheat the oven to