Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

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  • 8 sweet potatoes (medium, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes)
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (half of one stick or 1/4 cup softened, sub for vegan butter to make dairy-free)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup pecans (or walnuts chopped, divided, optional, omit if you have a nut allergy or only using marshmallows)
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows (optional, or sub for vegan marshmallows)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium5% DV115mg
    Fat15% DV10g
    Protein6% DV3g
    Carbs21% DV62g
    Fiber16% DV4g
    Calories340Calories from Fat90
    Total Fat10g15%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat90
    Total Carbohydrate62g21%
    Dietary Fiber4g16%
    Vitamin A300%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Dina Falah 6 months ago
    Loved it! Very easy to make and tastes great! Will definitely make again!
    jb 9 months ago
    great Thanksgiving recipe, our kids helped make it and they loved it
    Nanee Moody 9 months ago
    Easy and tasty, reduced the sugar to 1/2 cup because I used glazed pecans.
    Adrienne 9 months ago
    Super easy and delicious!!
    Wilson 10 months ago
    Very good. Would make again.
    Briana Hunter 10 months ago
    turned out amazing! i did cinnamon roasted pecans to add some kore sweetness!
    Lauri Hollern 10 months ago
    This turned out so good! I never would have thought to add in all the extra yummy spices and vanilla. I did have some spare sour cream that I added. It was delicious! I will definitely be using his recipe again.
    DCFSimpson 10 months ago
    Great tasting, easy recipe
    Ryan McBee 10 months ago
    It turned out great and was exactly the simple yet delicious recipe I was looking for!
    IBCLC 10 months ago
    I made this with very “pale “ sweet potatoes that were not very sweet. I used a little less brown sugar than 3/4 cup. (Sometimes these casseroles are too sweet for me) Other than the pale color of the potatoes- it was great! A milder version on the sweeter casserole.
    Linda Kampersal a year ago
    Simple to make and delicious!!
    Jennifer V. a year ago
    The casserole turned oit great! My family loved it! It's a family gobtp now.
    Williams 2 years ago
    It turned out great! Will be using again
    Robert Anderson 2 years ago
    I have made this many times and each time I able to make modifications that are my families favorite this is a simple recipe but you have options to personalize it
    M J. 2 years ago
    The best recipe I have used yet! You can substitute different nuts and it still tastes great!
    Cassie B. 2 years ago
    Turned out amazing and so easy to make and prepare ahead of time! I made one for a work pot luck the night before and one fresh thanksgiving day. Pecans are a great addition.
    Raleigh 2 years ago
    So good - left out the pecans and everyone loved it!
    Moore 2 years ago
    Yummy and easy! Made this a few times
    Lisa N. 2 years ago
    Yummy!! Light and fluffy!!
    Lindsay Ownby 2 years ago
    I didn’t use the pecans but it was amazing!
    Erika M. 3 years ago
    It turned out super good! I didnt have any real sweet potatoes so I used 2 big cans of yams. The crunch from the pecans and marshmallows gave it just the right balance and the spices were perfect. Definitely on my go to list!
    Hey Sexy 3 years ago
    Delicious! All of the ingredients work together wonderfully and the cook time is perfectly on point. This was a great thanksgiving treat! Even family that doesn't usually like sweet potato tried it!