Vanilla Mashed Sweet Potatoes

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Cooputo

These are SO good. My kids request these over the marshmallow ones every single time.

Top Review by ohgal

I hit on a winner here. This was delicious. I'm taking it to a family gathering and I just know
there will not be any left to bring back home.
Thanks so much for posting it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F Put potatoes on baking sheet and bake until fork tender, approximately 1 hour.
  2. Remove from oven and let cool until just cool enough to handle. Peel and discard skins. Set aside in a covered bowl.
  3. Pour half and half into a 2 quart pot. Add vanilla and orange zest. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Mash sweet potatoes and butter with a potato masher or mixer on low. Slowly add vanilla milk mixture until potatoes reach desired consistency.
  5. Season with kosher salt and white pepper to taste.
  6. Serve warm.

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