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OLD-FASHIONED CANDIED SWEET POTATOES

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OLD-FASHIONED CANDIED SWEET POTATOES

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INGREDIENTS:

4 to 6 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced

2 c sugar

1 stick butter (1/2 cup)

1/2 to 1 tsp nutmeg (nutmeg is strong and you don’t really need a lot)

1 tsp cinnamon

pinch salt

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. In a large (cast iron) skillet, melt butter over medium heat.

2. Add sliced potatoes to butter and toss to coat.

3. Mix sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt in a bowl.

4. Add to potatoes. Toss to coat.

5. Reduce heat to low and simmer for about 1 hour (covered), stirring occasionally until potatoes are fork-tender.

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