Total Time
1hr 25mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 40 mins

This is another one of our family favorites. This was one of my grandmother's recipes and has been in the family a long time. It goes great with ham, turkey or chicken.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Boil and mash the sweet potatoes (approximately 6-7 potatoes I think).
  3. Place the mashed sweet potatoes in a large sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  4. While bringing the potatoes to a boil add the butter, brown sugar, salt, allspice and marshmallows.
  5. Mix well.
  6. After boiling place in a 2 quart casserole dish.
  7. Topping: In a small sauce pan bring to a boil the sugar, milk and butter.
  8. Add the vanilla and nuts and stir well.
  9. Pour on top of the Casserole.
  10. Place in oven and bake@350 degrees until hot (approximately 40 minutes).
Most Helpful

5 5

Nimz love these sweet potatoes! I used canned sweet potatoes and mashed them with a fork. Creamy nice casserole and the topping is so good with the pecans. Served with Karen=^..^='s Open-Faced Turkey Stack. Thank you hon for another great recipe!

5 5

Great recipe! I also baked my sweet potatoes instead of boiling. The kids just loved this recipe. Thanks, Nimz!

5 5

Outstanding is right for this recipe! I baked my sweet potatoes instead of boiling and baked this in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish, also I added in a little cinnamon and reduced the brown sugar by a couple tablespoons. Wonderful sweet tater recipe Nims! thanks for sharing hon...Kitten:)