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Monday, October 12, 2015

Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes


 2 cups white sugar
 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
 1 pinch salt
 1/2 cup butter
 6 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


In a small bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add sweet potatoes, and stir to coat.
Sprinkle sugar mixture over the sweet potatoes, and stir.
Cover skillet, and reduce heat to low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour, or until the sauce is dark and the potatoes are candied.
They should be tender, but a little hard around the edges.
Stir in vanilla, and serve.

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