Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

Why wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy this yummy dish? With its marshmallow and pecan topping, it will surely become a family favorite.

Serves: Makes 10 (3/4-cup) servings.
15 mins Prep time 55 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
55 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, orange juice, vanilla and 1 teaspoon of the pumpkin pie spice in large bowl. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish. Dot with 2 tablespoons of the butter. Cover.

  • Bake 45 minutes or until potatoes are slightly tender.

  • Meanwhile, mix flour, remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice in medium bowl. Cut in remaining 2 tablespoons butter with fork until crumbly. Stir in pecans and marshmallows.

  • Remove casserole from oven and stir gently to coat potatoes in syrup. Sprinkle evenly with marshmallow-crumb topping. Bake, uncovered, 7 to 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and topping is golden brown.

Cooking tip

Variation: For an added treat, stir 1/2 cup raisins into topping.

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Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • Calories: 325Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Sodium: 84mgProtein: 3g
  • Total Fat: 9gFiber: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 58g

Ratings & Reviews: 4

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  • Darlene G. on 12/06/2013

    OMG!!! I made this Thanksgiving and it was Great.. I did not have orange juice so I used 2 pkgs. of True Orange and I used 1 can of SugarySam Yams, and about 1/4 cup of the juice from yams, it worked great. This was so much better than my old recipe of just brown sugar and the juice from the can!

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  • Tabitha on 11/20/2013

    This is a very tasty recipe especially for the holidays when my husband always has me make it. It has basically become a tradition for the holidays to make this with dinner.

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  • Alicia on 12/10/2013

    Easy to make and very good!

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  • Michelle on 11/29/2013

    this was a hit.. I will be making it every year from now on.. I had to tweak it a little as far as amount of butter.. But it was great.

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