Rating: 4.5 stars
52 Ratings
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 5 star values: 40

This mouthwatering sweet potato casserole will satisfy lovers of crunchy pecans and cornflakes as well as marshmallows.

Jennifer Reich, Birmingham, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living December 2009

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Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 400°. Bake sweet potatoes at 400° for 1 hour or until tender. Let stand until cool to touch (about 20 minutes); peel and mash sweet potatoes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°.

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  • Beat mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.

  • Combine cornflakes cereal and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle over casserole in diagonal rows 2 inches apart.

  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows in alternate rows between cornflake mixture; bake 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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