The best sweet potato casserole

The Best Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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Kelly Allen


My husband can't get enough of this dish! It's required at holiday dinners, and the calories are totally cancelled out after all the mashing and arm workout that you get!


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  • 5
    large sweet potatoes, cleaned, peeled, and chopped
  • 1 stick
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream or milk
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2 bag(s)
    small marshmallows

How to Make The best sweet potato casserole


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large pot, bring the sweet potatoes and water to a boil, cooking until soft. Drain well, and put the potatoes back in the pot.
  3. Add the heavy cream/milk, butter, cinnamon, and brown sugar to the potatoes. With a masher (get that arm workout in!!), mash until smooth. Make sure the brown sugar and cinnamon are stirred in well.
  4. Pour potatoes into the baking dish and top with the baby marshmallows. Bake for about 15 minutes, or until the marshmallows are brown and perfect.

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About The best sweet potato casserole

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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