Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

These Candied Sweet Potatoes are a rage ! Try these lemony creamy glazed Candied Potatoes either as an accompaniment or for dessert. Tell me if you like these Candied Sweet Potatoes.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Potatoes2 Pound (sweet)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 stick)
 Brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (packed)
 Lemon juice1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1479 Calories from Fat 408

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 46 g71.4%

Saturated Fat 29.1 g145.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 60.7 mg2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.3%

Dietary Fiber 20 g80%

Sugars 107.3 g

Protein 19 g37.7%

Vitamin A 28.5% Vitamin C 303.6%

Calcium 12.3% Iron 39.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cook sweet potatoes following directions in Fresh Vegetable Cooking Chart. Peel cooked potatoes and cut into 1-inch slices.
2. Put butter and brown sugar into a 1 1/2-quart glass casserole. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 1 minute at High, or until butter and brown sugar are melted.
3. Stir in lemon juice. Add potatoes and toss lightly to coat. Cover with an all-glass lid or waxed paper. Heat in microwave oven to serving temperature (about 6 minutes at High); stir occasionally.