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Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Janeen Butt

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 to 10 sweet potatoes - nice medium to large uniformed sized ones
2 sticks butter
2 10 oz. packages mini marshmallows
2 cups brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt

Directions:
Directions:
Boil the sweet potatoes for about 20 minutes (don't want them fully cooked) set out to cool.
When cool enough to touch peel them and cut them into chunks(about 1/2 cup size) and put in roasting pan.
Put the butter, brown sugar, salt and ONE package of marshmallows in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a gentle boil and boil for 20 minutes.
Pour over potatoes and put in 350 for 45 minutes to an hour. Put remaining bag of marshmallows on top and return to oven for a few minutes until marshmallows are golden toasted brown. Watch carefully as they will burn!

 

 

 

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