Candied Sweet Potato Balls
Ingredients4 - 6 large sweet potatoes
1 oz cooking butter or margarine
½ cup sugar
¼ cup water
- Boil the sweet potatoes in salted water and allow them to cool when cooked.
- Scoop the cooked potatoes into balls, and arrange in one layer in a greased shallow baking dish.
- Make a syrup with the sugar and water. Pour the syrup over the potatoes.
- Bake uncovered in a moderate oven until most of the syrup has been absorbed by the potatoes (about 30 minutes). Baste often during cooking.
- Serve hot.
Note: Sweet potatoes may also be left sliced.