An Institute of Culinary Education grad, she also develops and tests recipes. Making keto-approved candied yams with marshmallows was a real challenge for me. Layer with miniature marshmallows. My first Thanksgiving in charge and this dish was wonderful! The marshmallows melted in and it was all golden bubbly goodness. See more ideas about recipes, food, yams with marshmallows. (Do not top with Bake uncovered in a preheated oven until the yams are heated through and the marshmallows start to turn a light golden color (about 20 minutes). I made this last Thanksgiving-had never made this dish before because I thought I did not like candied yams. Next time, I'll know to drain them. I left it covered that entire time as I wanted it to heat up, but not burn. For more details, see our, Learn How to Make Marshmallows on Your Own, Bourbon Apple Pie With Raisins and Pecans. Preparation. I agree, cinnamon really does give this one an extra punch. This delicious side dish takes just minutes to prepare and the results are phenomenal! I added the butter, sugar and a cup of marshmallows and left it in the fridge. I've made this recipe twice and it was enjoyed by all. Download. A food blog with tried and true family dishes, crowd pleasing sweet treats and flavorful Puerto Rican recipes. And great!!!! When choosing your yams, you want red-skinned yams — they’re tubular shaped. No gift befits the food-obsessed people in your life like a cookbook. The recipe didn't mention draining the canned yams, so I didn't. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a pot, add pineapple juice, sugar, and '10' marshmallows. I forgot to add it in the second batch and everyone said it was missing something and wasn't as good, I realized then that I forgot the cinnamon! Had the same problem with marshmallows melting all the way through, will try the big marshmallows next time. Nothing I had was cooking at 400, so I tossed it in for 20-30 minutes with some other things at 350, and for another 20-25 at 375. This size make for a beautiful presentation when the marshmallows puff up. Fill with water until they are covered by at least 1 … I’ve seen recipes that use canned yams. Top with remaining marshmallows (or amount you prefer). Put yams in a 9x13-inch casserole dish and pour mixture over top. Drain them thoroughly and add them to the baking dish. In a 1 1/4-quart saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, and ginger and place it over medium heat. Yams, brown sugar, spices and marshmallows make this dish a classic treat for the holidays. Stir brown sugar, orange juice, and nutmeg with the … Marshmallows were golden and made lovely crust. Combine syrup and the above ingredients and cook over low heat until marshmallows dissolve, then serve. Both marshmallows and sweet potatoes are high in carbs. Candied Yams will forever be a Thanksgiving favorite! To reduce the baking time, boil the peeled, cubed sweet potatoes for about 8 minutes. For more ideas of what to cook for the holidays, check out our Holiday Recipes . This will fit in an 8x8 dish. Continue baking, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender and the liquid is syrupy. One thing to suggest, use a foil pan to cook these in...the cooked marshmallows are really tough to get off your pans!! For a nutty crunch, add about 1/2 cup of toasted pecans to the candied sweet potatoes just before you add the miniature marshmallows and then bake the casserole as directed. Or there may be something to using a higher heat to carmelize the sugar. OK, following everyone's suggestions, I did this: Take 1 40 oz. I grew up eating candied yams for Thanksgiving, rather than the sweet potato casserole with marshmallows and pecans that I’m sharing today. 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