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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans and Marshmallows


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sweet-potato-casserole-with-pecans-and-marshmallows

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans and Marshmallows

Bring these richly smooth sweet potatoes with crunchy pecans and gooey marshmallows to win your next sit-down dinner.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 1 baking dish

Ingredients
  

Sweet Potatoes

  • 5 red skinned sweet potatoes
  • 4 eggs
  • 5 tbs butter, melted
  • 3 tbs pure maple syrup
  • 2 tbs vanilla extract
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp salt

Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 4 tbs butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup pecan, halves
  • 1/2 cup mini marshmallows

Instructions
 

  • Scrub sweet potatoes and bake or boil until tender. Let cool, then peel and mash or purée.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together eggs, butter, pure maple syrup, vanilla extract, lemon juice, and salt.
  • Add sweet potatoes to egg mixture. When combined, transfer to a lightly greased 9 x 13 baking dish.
  • Make topping by combining brown sugar, chopped pecans, and butter. Set aside.
  • Bake until mixture is set and topping begins to bubble, about 30-40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and top with pecan halves and marshmallows. Bake until marshmallows begin to brown, about 10 minutes.