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Traditional Candied Yams Recipe
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs), melted|
|Brown sugar package||1|
|Pecans||1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped|
Calories 714 Calories from Fat 401
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46 g71.4%
Saturated Fat 20.7 g103.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80.6 mg
Sodium 26.6 mg1.1%
Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%
Dietary Fiber 12.3 g49.3%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 6 g12.3%
Vitamin A 25.9% Vitamin C 71.6%
Calcium 6.7% Iron 10.6%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Bake at 425 degrees for about 45 minutes or until tender; peel.
Place half the butter in small mixing bowl; soak yams in butter for about 5 minutes.
Combine brown sugar and pecans; roll yams in pecan mixture.
Place yams in shallow casserole; pour remaining butter over yams.
Sprinkle with remaining brown sugar mixture.
Bake at 350 degrees until slightly brown and syrupy.