Candied Sweet Potato Recipe

Ingredients for Candied Sweet Potato Recipe

  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups margarine
  • 1 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 3 cups miniature marshmallows
  • Ground cinnamon to taste
  • Ground nutmeg to taste


  1. Slice the sweet potatoes into quarters.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  3. Boil a pot of water and add potatoes. Continue to boil for 15 minutes.
  4. Let the sweet potatoes cool, then peel them.
  5. In a saucepan, add the margarine, brown sugar, 2 cups marshmallows, and flavors. Bring to medium heat, stirring. Sauce will be finished when marshmallows are melted.
  6. Add potatoes to the marshmallows. Softly mas half of the potatoes in with the marshmallows.
  7. Pour the mixture into a greased 9x13-inch baking dish.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and pour uncooked marshmallows over the top. Place back in oven until the tops of the marshmallows are slightly brown.


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Candied Sweet Potato Recipe