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starr's, marshmallow-less sweet potato dish

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Paulette Miller
Whitewater, WI

I tried something new. This dish turned out to be a hit!! Vanilla Sugar substitutes the *flavor* of the Marshmallows. (This is a Diabetic's nightmare)

(1 rating)
yield 6 TO 10
prep time 25 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For starr's, marshmallow-less sweet potato dish

  • 4 lg
    whole sweet potatos (not canned)
  • melted butter
  • 2 bunch
    vanilla sugar
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 c
    maple syrup
  • cinnamon
  • mixing bowl
  • boiling pot
  • baking sheat
  • 9in square caserole dish

How To Make starr's, marshmallow-less sweet potato dish

  • 1
    Wash and peal all Sweat Potatoes. 2 potatoes for boiling. 2 potatoes for baking.
  • 2
    Slice 2 potatoes approx. 1/4in to 1/2in rounds. For crispier layer, slice thinner.
  • 3
    Place single layer of potatoes on greased baking sheet. Lightly brush each slice with melted butter. Sprinkle with Vanilla Sugar and Cinnamon.
  • 4
    Bake @ 350 degrees until browned and tender. (about 20 min) Do not over bake. Slices will become too tender and fall apart. Set a side to cool.
  • 5
    Cube: remaining 2 potatoes and boil til tender enough to mash.
  • 6
    Drain. Do not drain all liquid. Save some of the remaining liquid for mashing mixture.
  • 7
    Mash the potatoes with the liquid until potatoes are smooth.
  • 8
    Combine: Vanilla Sugar, Brown Sugar, Maple Syrup & Vanilla in mixing bowl with the mashed potatoes. Stir together until evenly mixed. Add what ever is needed for extra taste preference.
  • 9
    Once you have the slices baked and the boiled potatoes mashed. Place a layer of the sliced potatoes at the bottom and sides of the casserole dish as a liner and a border.
  • 10
    Fill casserole dish with the mashed mixture leaving enough room for the top layer.
  • 11
    Finally, place baked slices on top. Put back in the oven to warm. Approx 10 min. (Final touch) Sprinkle with Vanilla Sugar and Cinnamon, serve.
  • 12
    This dish can also be served cold as a dessert. Just top with whip cream and wahlah.
  • 13
    You may have some slices left over. Use them as an appetizer or snack on them individually.