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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Author Melissa


  • 5 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and diced into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 8 tablespoons butter cut into pieces
  • 2 teaspoons sugar`
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup toasted pecans chopped
  • 10 oz mini marshmallows


  1. In a 6 quart dutch oven, combine sweet potatoes, heavy cream, butter, sugar and salt. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes, or until sweet potatoes start to soften.

  2. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Reduce heat to medium low and continue cooking uncovered for about 20 minutes until potatoes are completely tender. 

  3. Do not drain potatoes, add cream cheese and mash until smooth. Stir in toasted pecans. 

  4. Spray a 2 quart baking dish with non stick cooking spray. Transfer sweet potatoes to baking dish and top with marshmallows. Place in oven and let marshmallows toast for about 5 minutes, watching closely to prevent burning.