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Sweet Potato Candy

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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   18


recipe id: 2499
cook method: stovetop

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2 cups dark brown sugar
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1/8 teaspoon table salt
1 cup sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tablespoon butter


Put sugar, milk, butter and salt in large pot. Cook over medium heat until mixture reaches soft-ball stage. (Use a candy thermometer.) Remove from heat and allow to cool until hand can be held comfortably on bottom of pot.

Add sweet potato and beat until mixture looses its gloss. Add pecans and mix well. Pour into buttered pan. Cut into squares when cooled.


141 calories, 4 grams fat, 27 grams carbohydrates, 1 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium.
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