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Stove Top Bourbon Candied Yams

These tender, buttery candied yams with bourbon are cooked to perfection on the stovetop. A heavenly dish for your next holiday gathering!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine holiday
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author I Heart Recipes


  • 4 medium sized yams peeled & chopped
  • 8 tbsp salted butter
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 ounce bourbon whiskey
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger


  • Add all of the ingredients into a medium sized pot.
  • Turn the heat on medium, and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Be sure to stir every 10 minutes or so, to make sure that it doesn't burn.
  • Reduce the heat to low, and let simmer for an additional 20 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off completely, and let cool.
  • Serve & enjoy!