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Holiday Sweet Potato Salad

No recipe image available.This delicious sweet potato salad makes a festive addition to the holiday table and can be made a day or two ahead.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drain and reserve juice
2 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts

2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
The reserved juice
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 cups whipped topping

Cooking Directions:

  1. Mix all ingredients, except topping, and spread into a greased 9 x 9 x 2-inch serving dish. Top with the topping. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. For Topping: In a small saucepan melt butter, stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add reserved juice and sugar. Cook until thickened.
  3. Cool and fold in the whipped topping. Spread over potato mixture.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.