Orange Candied Yams

Side

Yams

  • 8 yams, peeled and thick sliced for the candy

Candy

  • 1 ½ pint orange juice
  • 1 pint brown sugar
  • ½ tbs. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 6 tbs. butter
  • 1 ½ tsp. vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except yams, and bring to a boil; reduce heat and allow to simmer over medium heat for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Peel and thick slice yams; layer into an ungreased 9" x 13" baking dish. Pour yam candy over yams.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees until the yams are soft and the candy is bubbly (about 45 minutes).

Nutritional Key: Calories/Carbs/Proteins/Fat/Fiber 160/38g/2g/1g/5g