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Easy Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole is savory recipe that finds it's way to table during the Holidays. This simple casserole made of sweet potatoes, marshmallows, and pecans will be a decadent addition to all your side dishes this season.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet potato casserole, sweet potato casserole with marshmallows
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 507kcal
Author Shannon


  • 3 lb sweet potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup half and half
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ tsp pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup brown sugar

For pecan-brown sugar topping:

  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 cups mini marshmallows


Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a 2-1/2qt casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

    In a large pot place cubed sweet potatoes and cover with water. Boil 8 minutes until tender and drain. Add in butter, half and half, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and brown sugar. Mash until creamy.

      Transfer to prepared casserole dish and set aside. In a medium bowl mix all ingredients for topping and sprinkle over the top of sweet potatoes. Top with mini marshmallows and bake for 25 minutes and marshmallows are golden brown.


        Calories: 507kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 119mg | Potassium: 674mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 24475IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1.9mg