Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes


  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes

  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup


  • Place the sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 30-45 minutes or until potatoes can be easily pierced with the tip of a sharp knife.

  • When cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and cut into wedges. Place in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Combine the brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over potatoes. Dot with butter; drizzle with syrup.

  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly, basting with sauce occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 165 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 36mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.