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5 from 20 votes

Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Simply tasty Candied Sweet Potatoes are caramelized in butter and brown sugar, making them a favorite side dish.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time13 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 2-3 sweet potatoes peeled and cut into rounds
  • 2-3 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste (to taste)


  • Add all ingredients to a pan and bring to a boil.
  • Turn heat down to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes without stirring.
  • Cook on low for an additional 3-5 minute stirring until potatoes are well coated.



Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 243mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 9400IU | Vitamin C: 1.6mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.5mg