Festive Glazed Yams Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
MethodMain Ingredient


 Unsalted butter1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (1/2 Stick)
 Cinnamon1 Teaspoon
 Vanilla extract1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Firmly packed dark brown sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2648 Calories from Fat 424

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 48 g74.5%

Saturated Fat 29.5 g147.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg

Sodium 150.9 mg6.3%

Total Carbohydrates 540 g180.2%

Dietary Fiber 68.3 g273%

Sugars 98.5 g

Protein 25 g50.3%

Vitamin A 72.6% Vitamin C 456.3%

Calcium 33.6% Iron 50.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat the oven to 325°F.
Cut the unpeeled yams into thirds and cook in boiling salted water until tender.
Drain, rinse under cool water, and peel.
Place the yams in a greased shallow casserole dish.
In a small saucepan melt butter, then stir in the cinnamon and vanilla.
Pour over the yams and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Bake until the syrup caramelizes, about 25 to 30 minutes.