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Caramel Sweet Potatoes

The sauce is the star of this recipe. It really does taste like butterscotch. It is a nice side dish for poultry or ham. —Mary Jo Patrick, Napoleon, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Place sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven; cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Drain and transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; pour over sweet potatoes. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until glazed, basting frequently.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 182 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 158mg sodium, 40g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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