One-Pan Candied Yams

by | Updated: November 15th, 2019 | Read time: 1 minute

This year, let’s skip sweet potato casserole. Switch up your sides and whip up this candied yams recipe. Sliced yams are soaked and cooked in maple-brown sugar syrup for a dish that tastes like dessert. This one-pan wonder comes together in about 30 minutes, but will leave a lasting impression on you and your dinner guests.

Candied Yams in Black Skillet

Candied Yams in Black Skillet
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One-Pan Candied Yams

Servings 8
Calories 266.22 kcal
Author Pamela Higgins



  1. In large sauce pan or cast iron skillet, combine maple syrup, brown sugar, coconut oil, pumpkin spice and salt. Bring to a boil, then decrease heat to medium-low so it continues to bubble.
  2. Add yam slices to skillet and cook for about 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts
One-Pan Candied Yams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 266.22 Calories from Fat 17
% Daily Value*
Fat 1.94g3%
Saturated Fat 1.57g8%
Sodium 87.15mg4%
Potassium 720.85mg21%
Carbohydrates 61.86g21%
Fiber 3.15g13%
Sugar 37.87g42%
Protein 1.19g2%
Vitamin A 103.5IU2%
Vitamin C 12.94mg16%
Calcium 71.44mg7%
Iron 0.65mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at