Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 35 mins

I've made this casserole almost every year for about 20 years at Thanksgiving. It's become a tradition and the whole family loves it, I hope you will like it, too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350*.
  2. Mix together flour, brown sugar, oats, and cinnamon; cut in butter.
  3. In large bowl, toss half of the crumb mixture with the yams and cranberry sauce and arrange in casserole dish.
  4. Sprinkle remaining crumb mixture on top.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes.
  6. Place marshmallows on top and put under broiler until marshmallows are golden brown and toasty.


Most Helpful

This is our family recipe for the holidays too. My mom still has the magazine page she cut out in 1978. Our version uses 1C fresh cranberries instead of whole cranberry sauce, but is otherwise the same.

If you have some marshmallow haters in your crowd, you can make a ring of marshmallows around the outside of the casserole, leaving the center marshmallow-free for the haters.

~Jena~ November 17, 2012

Amazingly delicious. If one were to adapt this recipe into a sweet-crust pie it would become the ultimate dessert.

Incredibletactics January 10, 2008

Yams had never been a "part" of my traditional Thanksgiving meals, but I had a guest this year who "expected them." So, knowing that this Chef always has wonderful recipes, I tried this Yam Bake. Two things happened: First, my "yam-lover" guest was impressed and, second, I've become a believer. This is dish I'll serve on my Thanksgiving buffet from now on and forever. Thanks for a great recipe!

GREG IN SAN DIEGO December 15, 2007

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