Sweet Potatoes With Marshmallow Creme Sauce

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

These creamy sweet potatoes are topped with an incredible marshmallow sauce. Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a large pot, cover with water and bring to boil.
  2. Reduce heat and cook until tender.
  3. Peel potatoes and place in mixing bowl.
  4. Add butter, evaporated milk, sugar and vanilla extract.
  5. Beat until smooth.
  6. Spoon into 2-quart casserole dish.
  7. Make Marshmallow Sauce:
  8. In small saucepan, melt butter.
  9. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  10. Add brown sugar and water, mixing well.
  11. Add marshmallows and continue cooking over medium heat until marshmallows melt and sauce thickens.
  12. Pour marshmallow sauce over sweet potato mixture.
  13. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
  14. Note: You can also use 3 (15oz) cans of sweet potatoes, drained and mashed.
Most Helpful

I only made the thick marshmallow sauce, which I used on top of baked sweet potatoes. The sauce was great!!

Tarah T. April 28, 2008