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sweet potato snowballs

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Gail Welch
Carthage, TX

This is a rather unique recipe for sweet potatoes that I came across in my cookbook from the nursing home. Staff and family members submitted their favorite recipes.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sweet potato snowballs

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 c
    shredded coconut
  • 10

How To Make sweet potato snowballs

  • 1
    Blend sugar, cinnamon and butter with mashed sweet potatoes until smooth and well mixed.
  • 2
    To form balls: Firmly coat each marshmallow with potato mixture until well covered. Then roll each potato ball in coconut.
  • 3
    Put balls in buttered baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes or until marshmallow center is soft but NOT melted. These freeze well.