Mallow Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
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Mallow Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

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Put a spin on a Thanksgiving classic with this sweet potato bake. This festive-looking side captures the flavors of sweet potatoes, marshmallows and tart cranberries! —Delores Nickerson, Muskogee, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 70 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 70 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries, divided
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 179 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Scrub and pierce sweet potatoes. Bake 45-55 minutes or until tender. Reduce oven setting to 350°.
  2. Cut potatoes in half; scoop out pulp and place in a large bowl. Stir in butter until melted. Stir in the pineapple, 1/4 cup cranberries, orange juice and salt.
  3. Transfer to an 11x7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Cover and bake 30 minutes.
  4. Uncover; sprinkle with marshmallows, pecans and remaining cranberries. Bake 8-10 minutes longer or just until marshmallows are puffed and lightly browned. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Mallow Sweet Potato Bake in Light & Tasty

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 179 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 187 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"this looked festive on the christmas dinner table. taste was good, similar to various other sweet potato bake recipes on this website. i added thin pretzels to the top."

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2012

"I am diabetic and this recipe was perfect for me. Mildly sweet without a ton of sugar! Love that the ingredients are simple and fresh!"

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Reviewed Nov. 3, 2009

"I would make this recipe because i *** sweet potatoesfrom shirley bates"

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Reviewed Nov. 19, 2008

"looks & sounds really good"

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