Candied Sweet Potatoes

Take sweet potatoes to the next level of sweetness with a candied sweet potato recipe. You'll love the dessert-like qualities of such sides as Candied Sweet Potatoes with Peaches and Candied Pecan Sweet Potatoes.

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How to Make Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

When Thanksgiving rolls around, you'll be happy you learned to make classic candied sweet potatoes, the ultimate crowd pleaser.

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Betty Crocker

From Betty's Soul Food Collection... With a special twist for a surprise ending, our traditional sweet, creamy candied sweet potato recipe has a crunchy, whole-grain cereal and pecan topping for stand-out status.

Total: 1 hr

Sweet Potatoes with Toasted Pecans

Better Homes and Gardens

Toasted pecans and sticky-sweet marshmallows top creamy whipped sweet potatoes.

Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

These baked sweet potatoes are lower in calories, fat, and sugar than the traditional butter and marshmallow version.

Classic Candied Sweet Potatoes

Betty Crocker

This is the classic made-from-scratch sweet potato recipe. It's easy and can be completely cooked on top of the stove.

Total: 50 mins

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Peaches

Better Homes and Gardens

Golden peaches and sweet potatoes complement each other in a brown sugar glaze.

Apple-Buttered Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes and Gardens

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Apples

Better Homes and Gardens

Baked sweet potatoes and apples, glazed with brown sugar and butter, have a crunchy nut topping.

Meringue-Topped Sweet Potato Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy meringue isn't just for holiday pies. Scoop it on top of mashed sweet potatoes in this special occasion side dish.

Orange-Sage Sweet Potatoes with Bacon

Better Homes and Gardens

Rum-Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Taste of the South
Total: 1 hr 38 mins

Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Family Circle

Although this side-dish recipe is a must-have for Thanksgiving and Christmas, you can enjoy it throughout the winter months when sweet potatoes are most available.

Maple-Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish into something sublime.

Total: 1 hr 10 mins

Sweet Potatoes for Grandma

This past weekend my mom called me to go over the Thanksgiving menu. We went through it item by item, reviewed our list, checked it twice and then hung up. Two minutes later she called me back and asked if we could really have Thanksgiving without sweet potatoes. I said, "I think we'll have enough food."

Florence Mama's Candied Yams

Better Homes and Gardens

Citrus Sweet Potatoes

Family Circle

Grapefruit and orange sections bring a burst of sunny citrus flavor to candied sweet potatoes. It's a holiday side dish with pizzazz.

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