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This unique sweet potato casserole is full of roasted sweet potatoes, cashews, coconut, and marshmallows and is smothered in a brown sugar, cinnamon, butter sauce! showmetheyummy.com #thanksgiving #sweetpotatocasserole
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Sweet Potato Casserole

This sweet potato casserole is full of roasted sweet potatoes, cashews, coconut, and marshmallows and is smothered in a brown sugar, cinnamon, butter sauce!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, marshmallow, sweet
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 347kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cubed into 1 inch chunks
  • 1 (4.5 oz) can evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste after roasting
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Topping

  • 1 cup roasted salted cashews roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut
  • 26 regular sized marshmallows more or less to taste,

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease a 9 x 13 in baking dish and place cubed potatoes into the dish.
  • Combine milk, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, and spices in small saucepan.
  • Over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil, whisking regularly.
  • Boil for 60 seconds.
  • Pour over potatoes and toss to coat.
  • Bake potatoes, uncovered, for about 50-60 minutes, gently stirring halfway through, or until potatoes are tender.
  • Remove from the oven and stir the potatoes again.
  • Season with more salt, if necessary.
  • Increase the temperature to 500°F.
  • Sprinkle potatoes with coconut and cashews.
  • Place marshmallows on top of that.
  • Return to oven and bake until marshmallows begin to brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 347kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 632mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 21475IU | Vitamin C: 3.8mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 1.8mg