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Candied Sweet Potatoes

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Candied Sweet Potatoes
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 6
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Ingredients

Sweet Potatoes

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes or yams (2 lb)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup apple or orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine

Topping

  • 1 cup Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal, coarsely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon butter or margarine, melted

Directions

  • 1
    In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, place potatoes; add enough water just to cover potatoes. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 to 25 minutes or just until potatoes are tender. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool slightly.
  • 2
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 2- to 2 1/2-quart shallow casserole with cooking spray. Remove skins from sweet potatoes. Cut into 1/2-inch slices; place in casserole.
  • 3
    In 1-quart saucepan, heat brown sugar, cornstarch, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, apple juice and 2 tablespoons butter to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour mixture over potatoes. In small bowl, mix topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over sweet potatoes.
  • 4
    Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until bubbly.

Nutrition Information

240 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 43g Total Carbohydrate, 24g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
310mg
13%
Potassium
390mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
15%
Sugars
24g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
380%
380%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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