Pineapple Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows Recipe
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Pineapple Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows Recipe

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Pineapple, sugar and marshmallows lend a super sweetness to sweet potatoes. I've been making the casserole for years, both for special occasions at home and for casual dinners. —Ruth Leach, Shreveport, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 40 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 15 large marshmallows

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 367 calories, 13g fat (8g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 295mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein .

Directions

  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large kettle and cover with water; bring to a boil. Boil gently until potatoes can easily be pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, about 30-45 minutes. Drain; cool slightly.
  2. Peel potatoes and place in a large bowl; mash. Stir in butter and sugar until butter is melted. Add pineapple, eggs, vanilla, nutmeg and salt.
  3. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Top with marshmallows. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Casserole in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2001, p138

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lst1950 User ID: 7314229 33776
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"I have been making this exact recipe since the 80's. Always a hit! I did use the mini marshmallows."

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oeg1kallee User ID: 152044 41304
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2014

"I love anything with sweet potato. But, my family is a bit more fussy, especially my husband, who loved this recipe . I served this for Thanksgiving and my mother and son-in-law gave me compliments too - so it will be my new standard."

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Kristina21 User ID: 7483680 51983
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2013

"This is a very easy and delicious recipe. The only thing I will change is miniature marshmallows instead of large."

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zoomerry User ID: 6983620 33262
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"It was delicious. Everyone deceided it was to be added to the list of family favorites."

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linsvin User ID: 1584655 82568
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2013

"This casserole tastes just how I remember it when I was young. Wouldn't change a thing. Super simple to put together."

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ladyfirefly User ID: 4911200 82567
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2012

"I've made this twice now for two different church potlucks and both times I had ladies come to me for the recipe. Many, many compliments! "Tastes like a dessert!" they'd say. Thank you, TOH!!"

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check User ID: 1653817 100874
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2012

"We have a "traditional" sweet potato recipe but one year I tried this one. I am not allowed to come to family holidays without brining this with me now. My family gives it a 5 out of 5 rating every time. The pineapple makes the diference. I lost my recipe so thank you for keeping it on the website. I would have been in real trouble this year. :)"

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JesPoe User ID: 4189509 116058
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2009

"My family really liked this recipe this year for Thanksgiving. This says a lot, because they are used to the traditional sweet potatoes with brown sugar and lots of marshmallows. I opted for a slightly healthier version, and it was a hit. My only mistake was that I cooked it a bit too long, and the marshmallows were too crispy. I will definitely make this one again."

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Homecooking29 User ID: 4564336 41259
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2009

"I made this one today and it was a total success , in fact some of my guests took some home with them and some wanted the recipe, too bad that there are only 5 stars on the rating I would have given this one a 10 +"

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