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Candied Yams 3

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Category: Desserts, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 4 lb Yams; peeled and cut into
  • -1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 c Dark brown sugar; packed
  • 3 tb Butter; melted
  • 1 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 ts Grated nutmeg
  • 2 tb Fresh orange juice
  • 3 tb Brandy; optional
  • 1 1/2 ts Grated orange zest
  • 1 c Minature marshmallow
  • 1/2 c Pecans; chopped and toasted


Place the yams in a 4 quart electric slow cooker. In a medium bowl, mix
together the brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange
juice. Spoon the yams.

Cover and cook on the low heat setting 5 1/2 to 6 hours, stirring once. If
possible, until yams are tender.

Stir in the brandy and orange zest. Sprinkle the marshmallows and pecans
over the top. Cover and cook 5 minutes longer, or until the marshmallows
are melted. Serve immediately.
month and it will definitely be on my Thanksgiving and Christmas menus.

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