Sweet Potato Croquettes

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  • 3 large sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 18 large marshmallows
  • 4 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
  • Vegetable oil


  1. Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water to cover 30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool. Peel sweet potatoes, and mash.
  2. Combine sugar and next 3 ingredients; stir sugar mixture and egg into mashed sweet potatoes. Shape mixture around marshmallows, and roll in crushed cereal; place in a single layer on a baking sheet. Cover and freeze 2 hours.
  3. Pour oil into a large skillet to depth of 1/2 inch; heat to 350°.
  4. Fry croquettes until golden brown, turning once. Serve immediately.
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