Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Lynette !


This recipe can be made up to 2 days in advance. Just bake the potatoes and assemble the casserole. Then refrigerate and bake just before serving. My kids have always fought over the marshmallow or pecan topping....this one has both.


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  • 2 3/4 lb
    sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 c
    half-and-half cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1/4 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground allspice
  • 1 large
    egg, lightly beaten
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • 1/2 c
    miniature marshmallow
  • 3 Tbsp
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Pierce the sweet potatoes several times with a fork; place on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 1 hour or until tender. Cool slightly; seel and mash in a large bowl.
  3. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  4. Stir the half-and-half and the next 8 ingredients (through egg) into the sweet potatoes. Spoon the mixture into a 2 quart baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with the mini marshmallows and chopped pecans. Bake 12 minutes or until the marshmallows are slightly melted. Serve immediately.

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About Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern

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