Awesome Sweet Potato Balls

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by DragonFly2

These are adapted from an old could roll them in coconut instead of nuts like Grandma did, but my hubby hates coconut so I changed it to pecans for us! Prep time doesn't include pre-mashing the potatoes since I do that a day ahead.

Top Review by Alisa Lea

I tried these instead of the sweet potatoes I usually make for the holidays. I did half in nuts and half in coconut. My family kind of looked at me funny when I told them what they were, but the ones who tried them said they were good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar, orange juice, and nutmeg.
  2. In another bowl mix pecans, sugar, and cinnamon.
  3. Take a marshmallow, press potatoes around it, then roll in pecan mixture.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes at 350 degrees.

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