Sweet Potato Marshmallow Puffs

READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 12 puffs




  • In a bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes with the egg yolks (if using) salt and melted butter; mix thoroughly.
  • Divide into 12 portions (each portion will be about 1/3 cup).
  • Mold each portion into a circle, and flatten Place 1 marshmallow in the center of each portion.
  • Mold the potato batter around the marshmallow, leaving a small opening on top of the ball (to allow the steam from the marshmallow to escape when baking).
  • In a bowl, combine the cereal flakes and the melted Crisco shortening.
  • Roll the potato balls in the cereal flakes.
  • Place the coated sweet potato balls on a cookie sheet and freeze.
  • When ready to bake, remove the balls from the freezer.
  • Place in a shallow greased baking dish.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven, for about 20 minutes.
  • Do not defrost the puffs before baking.
  • Note* the puffs must be frozen before baing.