Yam-Yum Candies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings 30-36 candies

Yam-Yum Candies

Sweet potato candy? Yes please! These Yam-Yum Candies are sweet and nutty, and make a perfect sweet treat for Christmas, as they look like little snowballs!

Fit And Healthy

Nutrition Info Per Serving


  • 12 oz. dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups pureed Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 cups coconut, divided
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups chopped pecans, lightly toasted
  • 1 (1 lb.) box powdered sugar
  • 2 cups white chocolate morsels for coating candies

Steps to Prepare

  1. Mix apricots, Bruce’s Yams Cut Sweet Potatoes, 2 cups coconut, sweetened condensed milk, pecans and powdered sugar in large bowl.
  2. Refrigerate mixture for 3 hours or until firm enough to shape into 1-inch balls.
  3. Spread remaining 2 cups coconut onto a cookie sheet; set aside.
  4. Melt white chocolate chips in a medium microwave-safe bowl, stirring after two minutes to smooth (continue in 30 second intervals if more melting is needed).
  5. Dip balls into white chocolate to coat and then place onto coconut covered cookie sheet.

*Work quickly dipping the sweet potato balls, as the chocolate will harden.

*Store the candies in the refrigerator for up to a week.