Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole


Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole

Traditional sweet potato casserole recipe that was on every holiday table as kid... Can't wait to dig into this mouth watering side dish!
Course Side Dish
Servings 16


  • 2 1/2 lbs Sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 Cup Packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Butter softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Cup Finely chopped pecans divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 Cups Miniature marshmallows


  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Place the sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until very tender; drain.
  3. Add sugar, butter, vanilla, salt and pepper. Mash sweet potato mixture with a potato masher.

  4. Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Scrape potato mixture into an even layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

  5. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans; top with marshmallows.
  6. Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until golden and marshmallows are soft and puffy.