Raspberry-Mallow Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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My idea of fun is taking old, reliable recipes and creating new taste twists from them. This is one such success story. A classic holiday vegetable gets a delightful pick-me-up from raspberry preserves and marshmallow creme.—Darlene Godschalx, Prescott, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:16-20 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 16-20 servings


  • 4-1/2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and chopped (about 8 large)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/2 cup seedless raspberry jam, melted
  • Fresh raspberries, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 148 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.


  1. Place potatoes in a large saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are tender; drain. Transfer to a large bowl; mash. Combine the brown sugar, syrup and butter; beat into potatoes until smooth.
  2. Spread potato mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drop marshmallow creme by tablespoonfuls over potatoes. Drizzle with jam. Cut through marshmallow creme with a knife to swirl. Cover and bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with raspberries if desired. Yield: 16-20 servings.
Originally published as Raspberry-Mallow Sweet Potatoes in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p58

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head2toe User ID: 3756500 171001
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2011

"I had a hard time spreading the mallow and then adding the raspberry mixture. It still tasted okay, but not with the pretty ribbon image."

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