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Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes

 Maple Candied Sweet Potatoes
A traditional sweet potato bake like this one from our Test Kitchen never goes out of style. It's perfect when you're cooking for a larger group.
12-14 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Directions

  • Place the sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring
  • to a boil. Reduce heat; cook for 30-45 minutes or until potatoes can
  • be easily pierced with the tip of a sharp knife.
  • When cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and cut into wedges. Place
  • in an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Combine the
  • brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over potatoes. Dot with
  • butter; drizzle with syrup.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly,
  • basting with sauce occasionally. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 165 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 9 mg cholesterol, 36 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.