Good Morning America Recipes

Robin's Candied Sweet Potatoes

Robin Roberts' Family Recipes

GMA Recipes
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Too many chefs may spoil the kitchen, but Good Morning America doesn't think it will do much harm to their studio.

As our "We're Cooking Now" series continues, our GMA family members will continue to reveal their own amazing family recipes.

Robin Roberts wore the chef hat and shared some of her family's time-tested recipes, including a candied sweet potato recipe from her grandfather.

Make Roberts' amazing family dishes for your own loved ones at home.


  • 8 Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 large tablespoons butter
  • Cooking Directions

    Peel and slice sweet potatoes into 1/4" thick slices and place them in the pan.

    Add 2 cups of sugar, 2 large tablespoons of butter and just enough water to cover bottom of pan. Cook approximately 20 to 30 minutes until syrupy.

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: sweet potatoes

    Course: Vegetable, Starch, Side Dish

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