Grandma's Red Hot Southern Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are baked with brown sugar and red hot cinnamon candies. My grandmother used to make this simple sweet-spicy dish every year for the holidays. It's so delicious, you'll want to make it all year.

Place the sweet potatoes into a large saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook over medium heat until tender, about 25 minutes. Drain water, and place potatoes in a large...


Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups cinnamon red hot candies
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 (10 ounce) package miniature marshmallows (optional)

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