GRANDMA ELLENBURG’S CANDIED SWEET POTATOES
6 to 8 large sweet potatoes
2 1/2 to 3 cups of granulated sugar
1 to 1 1/2 sticks of butter
Wash, peel and slice potatoes lengthwise into 3- to 4-inch strips with a half-inch thickness. Layer potatoes in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Pour sugar evenly over top of potatoes. Cover sugar with even pats of butter. Bake in oven at 325 degrees for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
— Kim Earwood
Department of Organization