This candied red sweet potatoes recipe is a tasty variation on candied sweet potatoes, but with a kick! Candied sweet potatoes are delicious because they are made with a syrup that complements the natural sweetness of the sweet potatoes. This recipe also includes red hot candies, which add a sweet and spicy flavor to the sweet potatoes.
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
3/4 cup red cinnamon candies (red hots)
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2–3 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced to 1 1/2″ thick
These can be prepared ahead of time and warmed up.