Baked Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Baked candied sweet potatoes are loaded with nutritional ingredients. Sweet and tart cranberries mingle with crisp walnuts and tender sweet potatoes for a delicious side dish.
Side Dish
New American
7
ingredients
5
steps
55
minutes
Chef John's passion for crafting incredible fare began at an early age. Since then, he has amassed decades worth of experience working in a variety of culinary establishments, even working alongside several top names in the food industry, including Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse and Julia Child. Chef John looks forward to sharing the treasure trove of cooking tips and tricks he has learned throughout the years with you!

Ingredients

Servings:
6
3
sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into ¾ inch cubes
1/3 cup(s)
butter or butter spread
1/4 cup(s)
organic brown sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 cup(s)
dried cranberries
1/2 cup(s)
lightly chopped walnuts or pecans

Directions 5 steps | 55 Minutes

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Add the diced sweet potatoes and cook for 18-20 minutes, until just tender. Drain the sweet potatoes into a colander. Set aside.

Step 2

In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, slowly melt together the butter, brown sugar, vanilla and cinnamon. Stir constantly until the sugar is well dissolved.

Step 3

Fold in the reserved sweet potatoes, dried cranberries and walnuts.

Step 4

Transfer the sweet potato mixture to a casserole dish and bake for 20-25 minutes until hot. (See notes.)

Step 5

Serve warm. Enjoy!

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
267
FAT
16.8 g
PROTEIN
2.6 g
CARBS
29.1 g

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