Yam Recipes

Spicy Candied Yams

Spicy Candied Yams has been tested by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Spicy Candied Yams

  • 3 (16 oz.) cans Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in Syrup (syrup drained and 3/4 cup reserved)
  • 2 large apples; cored and sliced
  • 1 small lemon; sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated orange peel (zest)
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel (zest)
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 whole cinnamon sticks, broken in half

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in quarters and arrange in (3 quart) a baking dish. Arrange apple and lemon slices between the sweet potatoes; set aside.
  3. In a saucepan, combine the reserved 3/4 cup syrup, butter, brown sugar, orange and lemon peel, nutmeg, salt and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to low and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove cinnamon sticks and pour syrup over sweet potatoes and fruit. Bake for 30 minutes.

Yield: 8 servings.

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Yam Mallow

Yam Mallow has been tested by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Yam Mallow

  • 2 (16 oz.) cans Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes in Syrup, drained
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 cup large marshmallows

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix salt and brown sugar.
  3. Combine drained can of Bruce’s Yams Whole Sweet Potatoes, brown sugar mixture and butter or margarine in a large mixing bowl, then transfer to a casserole dish. Bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes until glazed.
  4. Remove from oven and place marshmallows side by side on top of the casserole. Bake until golden brown.
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Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets

Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets recipe by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Fried Onions, Potatoes & Sweets

  • 4 tbs. butter
  • 1 small yellow onion; diced
  • 6 par-boiled red potatoes; sliced thick
  • 1 (15 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes; drained and warmed
  • 1 tbs. freshly chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  1. Melt 4 tbs. butter in a large, heavy skillet. Add onion and sliced red potatoes.
  2. Fry onion and sliced red potatoes, turning with a spatula frequently. Cook until onion is fragrant and the potatoes are cooked through.
  3. Stir in Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes and parsley.
  4. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 6 servings

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Cocoa Dusted Sweet Potato Spice Bars

Cocoa Dusted Sweet Potato Spice Bars recipe by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Cocoa Dusted Sweet Potato Spice Bars

  • 1 (16.5 oz.) box spice cake mix
  • 1/3 cup Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes; smashed
  • 1 tbs. dairy sour cream
  • 1/3 cup moist raisins
  • cocoa for dusting

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line a 8 x 6 x 2 glass baking dish with parchment paper.
  3. Prepare the spice cake mix according to box directions then whip in sweet potatoes, sour cream and raisins.
  4. Scoop batter in prepared dish and (with a wet spoon) smooth out top; bake for 30 minutes.
  5. When completely cool, cut into 12 squares and dust with cocoa powder.
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Sweet Potatoes & Apricots with Pecan Streusel

Sweet Potatoes & Apricots with Pecan Streusel recipe by competitive cook and recipe developer Michaela Rosenthal.

Ingredients:Sweet Potatoes & Apricots with Pecan Streusel

  • 1 (40 oz.) can Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes; drained
  • 1 (15.25 oz.) can apricot halves, drained and chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 cup minced dried apricots
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbs. flour
  • 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 cup soft butter

Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together the sweet potatoes and canned apricots; transfer to a 2 quart baking dish.
  3. Place pecans, dried apricots, brown sugar, flour, pumpkin pie spice and salt in a small bowl. Add butter and mix with the tines of a fork until crumbly.
  4. Scatter apricot mixture over sweet potatoes and bake for 40 minutes.

Yield: 6 servings

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