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Sweet Potato Casserole

Published: October 20, 2009

My mom always makes this on Thanksgiving. This recipe reminds me of my childhood. I love the way the marshmallows get caramelized on the outside and gooey on the inside—reminds me of smores.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole


(Makes about 8 servings)

  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 to 2 cups mini-marshmallows for topping

Preheat oven to 375 F. Combine mashed sweet potatoes with sugar, nutmeg, salt, and cinnamon. Mix well. Beat in butter, milk, and nuts until light; beat in eggs. Pour mixture into a buttered casserole dish (1 1/2-quart size). Top with marshmallows. Bake until marshmallows are toasted, about 20 minutes.

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