Friday, September 30, 2011

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows Topping

With all the Holidays coming up look for a few of our favorite recipes to add to your already favorite dishes!

Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallow Topping


  • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans, divided

  • Cooking spray

  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  • Preheat oven to 375°.

  • Place the sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain; cool slightly.

  • Place potatoes in a large bowl. Add sugar and next 3 ingredients (through vanilla). Mash sweet potato mixture with a potato masher. Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Scrape potato mixture into an even layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans; top with marshmallows. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until golden.