East Texas Sweet Potatoes

12 reviews, 4.1 star(s). 92% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Golden, Texas has a Sweet Potato Festival each fall and that is where we get our sweet potatoes. They are always fresh and delicious and so much better than what you find in the stores. This recipe has been perfected by my mother.


4 medium Sweet potatoes
2 tablespoon Butter
pinch Salt
3/4 cup Brown sugar; packed

Original recipe makes 8

Original recipe makes 8 Servings


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Boil sweet potatoes until almost done (al dente). Cool, peel, and slice in 1/2 inch thicknesses. Add butter, sugar and salt to a medium sized skillet and heat until bubbly. Add potatoes and fry until the sweet potatoes are tender and carmelized.

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This was so good!
talandra 2y ago

This was very quick and easy! Taste great I added butter nut and a lil cinnamon.
Ashlee12 2y ago

Stefbee 4y ago

Delicious! My in-laws loved it on thanksgiving (and they are brits unfamiliar with sweet potatoes).
Blueridgebabe 4y ago

Very easy and delicious recipe. I will try it again. :)
Nanitas 5y ago

A little time consuming but tasty...especially with marshmallows!
ddamis1006 5y ago

Katherinekouture 5y ago

Awesome! Had with a steak and Octoberfest beer while watching football. Fall is wonderful!
Matman019 5y ago

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