Easy Candied Sweet Potatoes Recipe

One Pot Candied Sweet Potatoes

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hr

Easy candied sweet potatoes recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot over stovetop. Tender sweet potatoes are are coated in a butter sugar glaze.

Servings: 6 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: glazed sweet potatoes
Calories: 452 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1/2 cup Butter Unsalted
  • 6 Sweet potatoes Large, Peeled, Diced
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg powder Optional
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract


  1. Heat butter in a large nonstick pot over low heat.

  2. Add sweet potatoes, brown sugar, granulated sugar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract and mix until combined.

  3. Cover and cook on LOW heat for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until potatoes are soft and tender but still maintain their firm shape. Be sure to stir every 10-15 minutes to prevent the potatoes from burning.

  4. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Candied Sweet Potatoes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 452 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 41mg14%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 475mg14%
Carbohydrates 79g26%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 57g63%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 18916IU378%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 71mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.