SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Prep Time Prep: 20m Cook Time Cook: 25m Total Time Total: 45m

Yield: 16 servings

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Side Dish

This easy Sweet Potato Casserole topped with pecans and marshmallows is a traditional side at our family Thanksgiving table. This comforting dish unites tenderly mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar and butter with a hint of cinnamon.

  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Place sweet potatoes in a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain.
  3. In a large bowl (or in the pot the potatoes were cooked in), mash the sweet potatoes with brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and salt & pepper.
  4. Fold in half of the pecans and spread into prepared pan.
  5. Sprinkle with the marshmallows and the remaining pecans.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown and potatoes are heated through.

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes (peeled and cut into cubes)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • 1/3 cup butter (softened)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans (divided)
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (or to taste)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9 x 13 pan.
  2. Place sweet potatoes in a pot of boiling water. Simmer for 15 minutes or until fork tender. Drain.
  3. In a large bowl (or in the pot the potatoes were cooked in), mash the sweet potatoes with brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and salt & pepper.
  4. Fold in half of the pecans and spread into prepared pan.
  5. Sprinkle with the marshmallows and the remaining pecans.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown and potatoes are heated through.