Sweet Potato Puffs
EVEN children love this treat, though sweet potatoes may not be their favorite vegetable. The marshmallow surprise inside delights them. These puffs are fun for a holiday meal and easy to prepare for any number at the table. -Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 cup mashed sweet potato (without added milk or butter)
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 6 large marshmallows
- 1/3 to 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
- Combine sweet potato, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon; shape a small amount around each marshmallow. Roll in crumbs. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 6 minutes or until lightly puffed (do not overbake or marshmallows will melt).
Nutrition Facts3 each: 326 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 414mg sodium, 75g carbohydrate (40g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Puffs in Reminisce September/October 1998