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Sweet Potato Bake
Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr 45 mins
 

An old-fashioned favorite.

Course: Side Dish, Sweet Potatoes
Cuisine: All-American
Keyword: marshmallows, sweet potato
Servings: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 6 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup marshmallow fluff
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 1/2 cups mini marshmallows
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 400°

  2. Pierce each sweet potato several times with the tines of a fork.
  3. Place the sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with foil.
  4. Bake until tender, about 45 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven, set aside to cool.
  6. Turn oven down to 350°.

  7. When sweet potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel off the skins.
  8. Place sweet potatoes in a large mixing bowl, mash with a potato masher.
  9. Blend together sweet potatoes, brown sugar, salt, marshmallow fluff, vanilla extract, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, evaporated milk, butter and dried cranberries.
  10. Spoon into a buttered 2 quart baking dish.
  11. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.

  12. Top sweet potatoes with mini marshmallows.
  13. Return back to the oven, bake an additional 15 minutes longer.
  14. Marshmallows should be a nice golden brown.