Easy Candied Yams Recipe

Easy Candied Yams Recipe

How To Make Easy Candied Yams

Sink your teeth into these flavorful candied yams tossed in cinnamon, brown sugar, and marshmallows. It’s the perfect side dish for any meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 50 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 2lbssweet potatoes,peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • ½cupunsalted butter,cubed
  • ½cupbrown sugar,packed
  • ¼tspkosher salt
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • 16ozmini marshmallows,optional


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

  2. Toss the sweet potatoes, butter, brown sugar and salt in a bowl.

  3. Transfer them in a 9 x 13-inch pan or on a baking sheet.

  4. Sprinkle over the cinnamon evenly, then bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until fork tender.

  5. Add the marshmallows on top, then broil 6 inches away from the top broiler for 30 to 40 seconds until browned.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 414.79kcal
  • Fat: 11.68g
  • Saturated Fat: 7.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.47g
  • Carbohydrates: 78.07g
  • Fiber: 3.63g
  • Sugar: 46.18g
  • Protein: 2.95g
  • Cholesterol: 30.50mg
  • Sodium: 170.65mg
  • Calcium: 49.94mg
  • Potassium: 401.86mg
  • Iron: 0.92mg
  • Vitamin A: 901.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.73mg
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