Caramelized Sweet Potatoes

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These sweet and crunchy sweet potatoes are a side dish that can be served on Thanksgiving but are simple enough to make any day.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. cooked sweet potatoes
  • 8 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar. divided
  • ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Cut sweet potatoes in half and scoop out the flesh into a bowl. Mash and mix with 4 tablespoons butter along with ½ cup brown sugar. Transfer mixture to a large baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the sweet potatoes with the remaining brown sugar, pecans, and melted butter. Bake uncovered for 45 minutes.