How To Fix Candied Yams
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How To Fix Candied Yams {Southern Candied Yams Recipe}

These Candied Yams glazed with white and brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice will be the talk of your Sunday Dinner table.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 8
Author: Felesha


  • 4 medium sized yams peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 12 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1 c white sugar
  • 1/2 c dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 c light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp lemon extract
  • 1 tsp coconut flavor


  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Place sliced yams into a 10x13 baking dish.
  • Using a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add all three sugars and pumpkin spice. Mix to combine.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla, lemon, and coconut.
  • Pour mixture all over sliced yams to coat. Cover with foil and roast for 60-70 minutes or until tender. Remove from the oven and baste with mixture.
  • Place yams back into oven and roast for another 20 minutes uncovered. Remove from the oven and allow to sit for about 10 minutes before serving. Say Grace and enjoy!!