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candied sweet potato casserole

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Anita Hoffman
Holland, PA

This yummy casserole is not just for the holidays. It's easy to make and great anytime you want to eat sweet potatoes.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For candied sweet potato casserole

  • 1 can
    (40 ounce) sweet potatoes, drained
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)
  • 1-2 c
    miniature marshmallows

How To Make candied sweet potato casserole

  • 1
    Combine the brown sugar, orange juice, butter and salt in a saucepan; bring to a boil and cook over low heat 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Arrange the sweet potatoes in a shallow baking dish and pour the syrup over them.
  • 3
    Bake in a 375 degree oven for 40-45 minutes, basting a few times, until glazed.
  • 4
    Remove casserole from oven; stir gently to coat sweet potatoes with syrup.
  • 5
    Top with pecans and marshmallows.
  • 6
    Increase oven temperature to 400 degrees and bake for another 7-10 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown.

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