Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

A dish of bright orange, creamy sweet potatoes topped with a sticky layer of gooey, golden brown marshmallows is an iconic and essential element of the holiday table.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with classic and sweet potato casserole.
Photo by mahto a.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with classic and sweet potato casserole.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with classic and sweet potato casserole.

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

170

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

170

minutes

SERVINGS

6

servings

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2

    pounds sweet potatoes

  • 1

    cup granulated sugar

  • 1/2

    cup butter, softened

  • 1/4

    cup milk

  • 2

    large eggs

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 1 1/4

    cups cornflakes cereal, crushed

  • 1/4

    cup chopped pecans

  • 1

    tablespoon brown sugar

  • 1

    tablespoon butter, melted

  • 1 1/2

    cups miniature marshmallows

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake sweet potatoes at 400°F for 1 hour or until tender. Let stand until cool to touch (about 20 minutes); peel and mash sweet potatoes. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Beat mashed sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, and next 5 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 11 x 7 inch baking dish. Combine cornflakes cereal and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle over casserole in diagonal rows 2 inches apart. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes. Sprinkle marshmallows in alternate rows between cornflake mixture; bake 10 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.

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