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The Best Sweet Southern Candied Yams

Traditional yams are okay, but they can be so much better! Even the pickiest of eaters will be impressed with this dish. Yams are a traditional holiday dish, but it’s a dish a lot of people don’t touch. Yams are almost like that dish you have to put on the table because it is a tradition. The next time you serve yams give this recipe a try.

These sweet southern style candied yams are the perfect side dish for any holiday dinner. You must try them this holiday season!

I would be almost willing to guarantee that these yams won’t just sit on the table. Your guests will love how much flavor is packed into this recipe. These are the perfect sweet yams that will have just about everyone coming back for more!

Super Sweet Southern Candied Yams

Ingredients

  • 2 big cans of yams
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Drain juice from yams
  2. Add yams, butter, brown sugar, and sugar into a seasoned cast iron skillet
  3. Cook on medium, stirring occasionally when it starts to boil
  4. Boil approximately 10 minutes or until sauce thickens (stir occasionally, so your yams don’t turn to mush)

Serve and enjoy!

Get the printable Sweet Southern Candied Yams Recipe below.

These sweet southern style candied yams are the perfect side dish for any holiday dinner. You must try them this holiday season!

These sweet southern style candied yams are the perfect side dish for any holiday dinner. You must try them this holiday season!

Super Sweet Southern Candied Yams

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

These sweet southern style candied yams are the perfect side dish for any holiday dinner. You must try them this holiday season!

Ingredients

  • 2 big cans of yams
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter

Instructions

  1. Drain juice from yams.
  2. Add yams, butter, brown sugar, and sugar into a seasoned cast iron skillet.
  3. Cook on medium, stirring occasionally when it starts to boil.
  4. Boil approximately 10 minutes or until sauce thickens (stir occasionally, so your yams don't turn to mush).
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 189Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 31mgSodium: 96mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 0g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 6/3/2020.

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