Tasty Sweet Potato Recipes
This sweet potato casserole recipe is a great dish for holiday dinners and potlucks. It is an amazingly delicious addition to any meal, but is especially wonderful with traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas meals. If you’re expecting things to be hectic or if you’ll be short on time, you can make it the day before you need it and then simply bake it the next day. If your family isn’t fond of nuts, you can leave out the pecans.
Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe
3 cups sweet potatoes, mashed
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 Tbsp. vanilla
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup pecans
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup butter, melted
Mix all the ingredients and put everything in a buttered 9×9 casserole dish. Sprinkle on topping.
Bake uncovered at 350° for 20 minutes.
This candied sweet potatoes recipe gives a yummy new twist with a little “red hot candy” flavor to traditional sweet potatoes!
Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
3/4 cup red cinnamon candies (red hots)
1/2 cup (stick) margarine
3-4 sweet potatoes (enough to cover the bottom of large skillet)
In a large skillet, heat first 4 ingredients to boiling. Peel and slice sweet potatoes into pieces about 1 1/2 inches thick. Place sweet potato slices in a single layer in the syrup. Cover and cook slowly over medium heat until potatoes are done and syrup is thick (about 1 hour). Baste a few times with syrup while cooking.