Brown Sugar-Glazed Sweet Potatoes


  • 1/4  cup  unsalted butter
  • 1/2 to 3/4  cup  packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4  to 1/2 cup  water
  • 1  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon  ground nutmeg
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 4  pounds  sweet potatoes, peeled, cut in half crosswise, and cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • Cooking spray


Step 1: Preheat oven to 400°.
Step 2: Boil sweet potatoes for approximately 15 minutes.  Peel and cut potatoes in crosswise slices about 1/2 inch thick. Arrange in 2 qt casserole  
Step 3: Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, water, salt, nutmeg, and ginger; bring to a simmer. Cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently.  
Step 4: Pour sugar mixture over potato wedges; toss well to coat.

Step 5: Bake at 400° for 40 minutes or until tender.

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