Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 35 mins

a better creamier sweet potato casserole not dulled down with spices that really lets you have a great sweet potato flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. 1. COOK POTATOES Combine potatoes, cream, butter, sugar, salt, and pepper in Dutch oven. Cook covered, stirring occasionally, over medium heat until potatoes begin to break down, 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. 2. SIMMER POTATOES Reduce heat to medium-low and continue to cook, covered, until liquid has been absorbed and potatoes are completely tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Meanwhile, adjust oven rack to upper-middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees.
  3. 3. MASH POTATOES Add cream cheese to pot. Using potato masher, mash until cream cheese is fully incorporated and sweet potatoes are smooth or if you prefer silky-smooth potatoes, use a hand mixer to beat the potatoes. Continue to cook, stirring constantly, until potatoes are thickened, about 5 minutes.
  4. 4. TOAST MARSHMALLOWS Transfer potato mixture to 2-quart baking dish and top with single layer marshmallows. Bake until marshmallows are browned, about 5 minutes. Serve.
  5. MAKE AHEAD: After transferring sweet potato mixture to baking dish, mixture can be refrigerated, covered, up to 2 days. Microwave until warm for 4 to 7 minutes before topping with marshmallows and baking as directed.


Most Helpful

I made this for Thanksgiving. Many compliments. I put crushed nuts on half of it, instead of marshmallows for family members who were diabetic. Worked out great.

ccharron November 27, 2011

This is an amazing dish! I made it for Thanksgiving and it was gone in a flash! I tweeked the recipe just pinch. I added 4oz of cream cheese and added 1oz of peacans. My daughter (17) even said "This recipe has to go in the family cookbook and become a Holiday Tradition.

unknowndestiney November 25, 2011

So simple, but so good. I added just a half teaspoon of nutmeg and a teaspoon of cinnamon, but it's delicious without being overly sweet.
Thanks for a great recipe! It was definitely a favorite of our Thanksgiving spread.

srubyl_4594037 November 24, 2011

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