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Candied Sweet Potatoes


Here's an old family favorite for the holidays. Enjoy!

2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2" chunks
water
1/3 cup butter
3/4 cups brown sugar
1 cup pecan halves
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2-3 cups miniature marshmallows

In a large saucepan, cover sweet potato chunks with water. Bring to a boil and then simmer for 5-7 minutes until slightly tender. Drain and place in a greased baking dish.
Top with slices of butter. Sprinkle with brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon, salt, and pepper. Top with marshmallows. Bake in preheated 375 degree oven until marshmallows are golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. Serves 6-8.
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