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.
Heat butter in a large nonstick pot over low heat.
Add sweet potatoes, brown sugar, granulated sugar, water, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract and mix until combined.
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.