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Mallow-Topped Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Mallow-Topped Sweet Potatoes Recipe

My grandmother always served this sweet potato casserole at Thanksgiving. The puffy marshmallow topping gives the dish a festive look, and spices enhance the sweet potato flavor. -Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups hot mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk and butter)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 18 large marshmallows

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the sweet potatoes, milk, butter, brown sugar, egg, cinnamon, vanilla, allspice, salt and nutmeg until smooth.
  • 2. Transfer to a greased shallow 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until heated through. Top with marshmallows. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until marshmallows just begin to puff and brown. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 312 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 201mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein

Reviews for Mallow-Topped Sweet Potatoes

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2015

"Just like Mom's!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 1, 2014

"I made this for my daughter-in-law's family in Argentina several years ago. Since then this is the one dish they ask for every time I visit."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"Very appealing look, but much better recipes are out there."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2012

"Every year I try a different sweet potato recipe. Well, I have finally find one that I will stick with. Great side dish."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 22, 2012

"I used half evaporated milk and half water because I didn't have 2%. Also, since I only had 2 sweet potatoes, I cut everything down to a 1/3 to make it enough for 2."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2012

"This is a staple on my table for Thanksgiving & Christmas dinner. Must try recipe! It's always well received :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2012

"Very good. I had to use the mini mashmellows. It was a big hit I made it for Thanksgiving."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2011

"My family LOVES this recipe! Great for Holidays!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

"Good and Easy and yes I will make it again."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2011

"I make this recipe during the course of the year. Instead of topping with marshmallows, I use marshmallow creme & spread on top of the casserole."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2010

"I have a lot of family members who do not like sweet potatoes and they love this. They said it taste like pumpkin pie. I have altered the recipe. I make more of the mashed sweet potatoes and cover the top with small marshmallows."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2009

"For even better flavor, steam the potatoes in their skins prior to peeling. I use my steam canner to do this. A metal colander above boiling water would also work."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 27, 2009

"For even better flavor, steam the potatoes in their skins prior to peeling. I use my steam canner to do this. A metal colander above boiling water would also work."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2008

"I used canned Yams to help save time and they still turn out great!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2008

"I never liked sweet potatoes until I tried this recipe for my husband. I absolutely love these!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2008

"I've prepared this recipe since it came out in the 2002 magazine and everyone loves it and tries to guess what spices are in it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2008

"I made this for our family Christmas dinner and everyone was thrilled. They loved the unique flavour and light texture. A hint of spices and not too sweet. cd"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2007

"My family doesn't like it too much because it has a strong flavor of nutmeg and the mashed sweet potato is not sweet enough."

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