Tropical Sweet Potato Casserole

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Prep Time:
Bake: 1 Hour, 35 Minutes
Cool: 10 Minutes


  • 6 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 (8-oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 3/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup dark rum
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup miniature marshmallows
  • 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400°. Bake sweet potatoes 1 hour and 15 minutes or until tender. Let cool 10 minutes, and peel. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.
  2. 2. Mash potatoes with a potato masher or fork until smooth, or press through a ricer. Stir in crushed pineapple and next 4 ingredients. Spoon mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch baking dish.
  3. 3. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows and coconut over top, and bake 8 to 10 more minutes or until golden.
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