Make Ahead Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by frozenmargarita

Stuff the skins with seasoned sweet potato filling ahead of time and bake just before dinner.

Top Review by m snow

Awesome recipe! I made it yesterday for dinner and my husband and I both loved them. The only note that I have is that the potatoes were not done after 45 minutes so I had to microwave them. I would not recommend that just because it makes the shells very soft and easy to tear. Thanks for the great recipe:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 375ºF. Pierce sweet potatoes with fork to allow steam to escape. Bake about 45 minutes or until tender.
  2. Cut thin lengthwise slice from each potato; carefully scoop out inside of potato, leaving a thin shell. Mash potatoes in large bowl until no lumps remain. Beat in sour cream and milk. Beat in brown sugar, butter and salt until potatoes are light and fluffy.
  3. Place shells in ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13x9x2 inches. Fill shells with potato mixture. Cover and refrigerate no longer than 24 hours.
  4. Heat oven to 400ºF. Bake uncovered about 25 minutes or until potato mixture is golden brown. (If baking filled shells immediately after mashing potatoes, bake about 20 minutes.).

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