2 cups white sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup butter
6 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
-In a small bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt together.
-Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add sweet potatoes, and stir to coat.
-Sprinkle sugar mixture over the sweet potatoes, and stir.
-Cover skillet, and reduce heat to low.
-Cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour, or until the sauce is dark and the potatoes are candied.
-They should be tender, but a little hard around the edges.
-Stir in vanilla, and serve.