Southern Candied Sweet Potatoes - Melt butter in skillet. Add peeled and sliced sweet potato. Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, & salt. Reduce heat, cover and cook until tender and sauce is dark (about 1 hour) Add vanilla and serve.
Holidays Candied Yams Recipe~ Previous pinner said: Instead of canned yams, I used fresh. Just let it cook longer. Cook with marshmallows on top so the yams don't dry out. Beware: if you cover with foil, the marshmallows will melt into the yams.