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Lois Williams' Candied Yams

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Category: Side Dishes

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Yams; washed
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 4 tb Butter
  • 3 tb Brown Sugar
  • 1 tb Lemon Or Orange Juice
  • 1 cn (12 Oz) Pineapple Chunks In
  • -Juice, drain, reserve juice
  • Cornstarch; to thicken


Boil yams in large pot with water to cover; cook until barely tenderdo
not overcook. Remove and drain; cool. When cool enought to handle, peel and
cut into chunks. Place in oven-proof casserole dish. In medium saucepan,
place cinnamon, butter, brown sugar, lemon juice, pineapple with reserved
juice. Cook, over medium heat, until simmering. Add 2 teaspoons cornstarch
mixed with 2 teaspoons water; stir rapidly and allow to thicken. Pour
liquid over yams, and sprinkle with more cinnamon if desired Bake at 325°
for 30 minutes, stirring once during cooking.

Makes 8 servings.

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