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Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow Crème Sauce

No recipe image available.These smooth and creamy sweet potatoes are topped with a tempting marshmallow sauce.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes or 3 (15 ounce) cans sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
1 tablespoon light margarine or butter
1/3 cup evaporated skimmed milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Marshmallow Sauce:
4 tablespoons light margarine or butter
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1 cup miniature marshmallows

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to boil. Reduce heat and cook until tender.
  2. Peel potatoes and place in mixing bowl. Add margarine, evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  3. Spoon into greased 2-quart casserole dish.
  4. Pour Marshmallow Sauce over sweet potato mixture.
  5. Cover with foil and bake at 350°F (175°C) for 20 minutes.
  6. For Marshmallow Sauce: In small saucepan, melt margarine. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add brown sugar and water, mixing well. Add marshmallows and continue cooking over medium heat until marshmallows melt and sauce thickens.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Tip: Canned sweet potatoes are already cooked.

Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.

Recipe provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.