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Crock Pot Candied Yams

These crock pot candied yams are one of my favorite slow cooker Thanksgiving recipes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • slow cooker crock pot
  • Crockpot


  • 1/2 cup butter one stick
  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 2 oranges peel and juice
  • 1 lemon peel and juice
  • 1 cup brown sugar you can substitute raw sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup water


  • Add all of the ingredients to the Crock Pot then over and cook on high for 3 hours. Stir gently every hour. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours. Stir gently every hour
  • Remove the cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until the sauce has reduced to a glaze.

  • To make your own pumpkin pie spice use 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon of ginger, 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg and a 1/2 teaspoon of cardamom

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