Sweet Potato Snowballs

Sweet Potato Snowballs Recipe

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Gail Welch


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 vote

yield: 10 balls
30 Min
10 Min


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  • 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.

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About Sweet Potato Snowballs

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern

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