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Sweet Potatoes – Candied

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Sweet Potatoes – Candied

A delicious, sweet version with Marshmallows. A true Southern delight.
Difficulty: Easy
Cuisine American
Keyword Sides
Method Oven
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12


  • 9" x 13" Casserole
  • Large Sauce Pan
  • Large Pot


  • 4 Lbs. Sweet Potatoes - quartered
  • cups Margarine
  • cups Brown Sugar
  • 3 cups Mini Marshmallows - divided
  • Ground Cinnamon - to taste
  • Ground Nutmeg - to taste


  • Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Grease a 9" x 13" baking dish.
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add potatoes and boil until slightly underdone, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and peel.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine margarine, brown sugar, 2 cups marshmallows, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cook, stirring occasionally, until marshmallows are melted.
  • Stir potatoes into marshmallow sauce. While stirring mash about half of the potatoes, and break the others into bite-sized chunks. Transfer to prepared dish.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and cover top evenly with remaining marshmallows. Return to oven and bake until marshmallows are golden brown. Watch Carefully so as to not Burn!

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