Found online somewhere.
4 to 5 medium sweet potatoes (or canned yams, drained)
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1. Boil sweet potatoes in their jackets until tender about 25 minutes.
2. Let cool, then peel and cut int slices 1 1/2-inch thick.
3. In a large skillet melt butter.
4. Stir in brown sugar and water and cook on medium heat abot 5 minutes.
5. Reduce heat and add sweet potatoes to skillet before serving.