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This sweet potato marshmallow casserole is amazing! Creamy sweet mashed potatoes are topped with the golden brown roasted marshmallows – it doesn’t get any better than that! This casserole is a MUST for your next Thanksgiving!
Sweet potatoes and marshmallows are just meant for each other. They just go so well together, you just have to try it to believe it! Can you imagine – creamy mashed sweet potatoes on the bottom and the golden brown roasted marshmallows on top – mouthwatering!
The marshmallows are crispy on the outside and gooey melted on the inside – absolutely perfect! The melted marshmallows mix with the sweet potatoes in your mouth, this is the best combo ever!
This sweet potato casserole with marshmallow topping is not only delicious, but it looks so impressive! When you make it for Thanksgiving, you will totally wow your guests! When people see this huge casserole dish topped with golden-brown marshmallows, their jaws will drop. Can you imagine breaking this beautiful marshmallow crust with the spatula to reveal the melted oozing marshmallows inside and the bright orange sweet potatoes? Everyone will want to have a slice, everyone! Then they all go for seconds until there is not even a crumb of the sweet potatoes left!
S’mores are not just for summer! This sweet potato marshmallow casserole is a perfect excuse to enjoy the Thanksgiving November s’mores! Sweet potatoes and roasted marshmallows – always say Yes to that!
Making this sweet potato marshmallow bake is really easy! All you need to do is to make mashed sweet potatoes, put them in a casserole dish and top with the layer of mini marshmallows. Put the assembled casserole in the 350F oven and bake for 20 minutes, until the marshmallow topping is golden brown. That’s it!
To make mashed sweet potatoes, you can either microwave sweet potatoes, bake them or boil them. No matter how you cook them, the sweet potatoes mash very easily as they are very soft when fully cooked. Flavor them to your taste with maple syrup, butter and cinnamon – yum! Mashed sweet potatoes are already so delicious, can you imagine how awesome they will taste when the roasted marshmallows are added to them? OMG!
How To Make Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallows
Step 1: Make Mashed Sweet Potatoes And Layer In A Casserole Dish
Peel the sweet potatoes, cut into chunks and boil for 10-15 minutes or until soft. Drain and mash. Flavor with butter, maple syrup and cinnamon to taste.
Step 2: Top Sweet Potatoes With Mini Marshmallows
Step 3: Bake at 350F for 20 minutes
You can make this marshmallow sweet potato casserole a day or two ahead. Make-ahead recipes are always a winner, especially when it comes to a busy holiday like Thanksgiving! To make this recipe ahead, make the mashed sweet potatoes, layer them in a casserole dish and refrigerate. Before serving, warm the mashed potatoes by baking them in the oven at 350F for 30 minutes (or just warm them in a microwave to make it even quicker), then top with marshmallows and bake as usual for 20 minutes until the marshmallows are golden brown. Enjoy!
Here are other classic tried-and-true Thanksgiving recipes you will love:
- 5 sweet potatoes
- 1 package (10 oz) mini marshmallows
- 1 stick (8 tbsp) butter, melted
- ⅓ cup maple syrup
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ tsp salt
- Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a non-stick 9x13 baking dish.
- Peel the sweet potatoes and cut into chunks. Put them in a large pot with water, bring to boil and boil until tender when pierced with a fork (about 10 minutes). Drain the sweet potatoes.
- Put cooked sweet potatoes, butter, maple syrup, cinnamon and salt in a bowl and mash with a potato masher until everything is combined and smooth.
- Put the sweet potato mixture in the baking dish and level the top with a back of a spoon.
- Put a layer of mini marshmallows on top.
- Put the sweet potato casserole in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.