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Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecan Marshmallow Topping Recipe -- Family Fresh Meals
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Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecan Marshmallow Topping

This Sweet Potato Casserole with Candied Pecan Marshmallow is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish. A family holiday favorite with all the right toppings!
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Ingredients

Mashed Sweet Potatoes:

  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp salt

Toppings:

  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pecans finely chopped
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Prick potatoes with a fork and bake for 50-60 mins or until tender.
  • One done baking, scoop out the insides and place in a large mixing bowl. Add 3 Tb butter, vanilla extract, half and half, pumpkin pie spice, brown sugar and salt to the potatoes and mash until smooth.
  • Transfer the mashed potatoes to the prepared 2 quart casserole dish. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, and pecans. Stir until well combined.
  • Top potatoes with topping and bake for 20 mins, uncovered.
  • Remove from the oven and top with mini marshmallows. Place back in the oven for and addition 3-5 minutes or until marshmallow begin to become golden and melt.

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Nutrition Information:

Calories: 407kcal (20%)Carbohydrates: 65g (22%)Protein: 4g (8%)Fat: 15g (23%)Saturated Fat: 7g (35%)Cholesterol: 29mg (10%)Sodium: 488mg (20%)Potassium: 635mg (18%)Fiber: 5g (20%)Sugar: 30g (33%)Vitamin A: 24465IU (489%)Vitamin C: 4mg (5%)Calcium: 80mg (8%)Iron: 1.6mg (9%)