Maple and Brown Sugar Glazed Sweet Potatoes

Caramelized Sweet Potato
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  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings
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 These easy sweet potatoes are glazed with a fabulous mixture of maple syrup, brown sugar, and cinnamon. The potatoes are boiled briefly before they are sliced, so they take less time in the oven than similar recipes. 

Serve the delicious caramelized sweet potatoes with a ham dinner or pork chops.

What You'll Need

  • 2 pounds medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar (firmly packed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make It

  1. Scrub the sweet potatoes and then place them in a large saucepan; cover with water.
  2. Bring the sweet potatoes to a boil; reduce the heat to low, cover the pan, and cook for about 5 to 7 minutes, or until just tender. Drain well.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  4. When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel them and cut them into chunks or thick slices.
  5. Place the cut-up sweet potatoes in a buttered 2-quart baking dish.
  1. In a saucepan, combine remaining ingredients; cook until mixture boils. Pour over potatoes in the baking dish.
  2. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until hot and nicely glazed. 


    Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
    Calories 265
    Total Fat 8 g
    Saturated Fat 5 g
    Unsaturated Fat 2 g
    Cholesterol 20 mg
    Sodium 64 mg
    Carbohydrates 48 g
    Dietary Fiber 5 g
    Protein 3 g
    (The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)