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Sweet Potato Casserole

Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time50 mins
Servings: 10 -16

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped, divided
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray; set aside.
  • Place sweet potatoes in a large soup pot and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Simmer sweet potatoes for 15 minutes; or until very tender. Drain and place in a large bowl, let cool slightly; about 5 minutes.
  • Add sugar, butter, salt and vanilla extract. Mash sweet potatoes with a potato masher. Fold in 1/4 cups pecans.
  • Put sweet potatoes in baking dish; in a even layer. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 cup pecans on top of sweet potato; then top with marshmallows.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes; or until golden.
  • Enjoy!
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