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baked casserole with the golden toasted marshmallows on a pink flowered towel and a white towel with a black edge on the towel.

Candied Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

  • Author: Craftingafamily.com
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

If you’re looking for a classic holiday side dish, look no further than Candied Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow topping. This dish is a traditional favorite for Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, featuring sweet potatoes baked in a rich maple syrup brown sugar glaze and topped with a fluffy, puffy marshmallow. Delicious and festive, it’s sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering.


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 3 or 4 pounds of large fresh sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick of butter (4 tablespoons of melted butter)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup of maple syrup
  • 1 bag of large marshmallows (you can also use miniature marshmallows)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  2. Start by washing and peeling the sweet potatoes. Cut them into 1-inch chunks. 
  3. In a large pot of cold water on the stove add the potatoes and cook on medium for 9 minutes. Drain.
  4. While the potatoes are cooking, in a smaller pot mix together 1/2 stick of butter (4 tablespoons of melted butter), 1/3 cup packed brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, and 1/4 cup of maple syrup. Heat on low until all the ingredients are dissolved and heated through, about 5 minutes. 
  5. Spray a large casserole dish with spray oil and add the cooked potatoes. 
  6. After the potatoes are cooked and drained place them in the casserole dish in a single layer. 
  7. After the potatoes are cooked and drained place them in the casserole dish in a single layer. 
  8. Preheat the oven to 350° F and bake for 20 minutes.
  9. After 20 minutes, add large marshmallows or mini marshmallows to cover the entire casserole in a single layer and cook for another 10 minutes.
  10. Do not leave the oven but watch that the marshmallows do not burn. When the marshmallow top is golden brown remove the casserole from the oven and serve the delicious gooey marshmallow topped sweet potato casserole.

Keywords: Candied Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows

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