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Ultimate Sweet Potato Casserole

Makes 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups cornflakes cereal crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter melted
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400°.
  • Bake sweet potatoes for 1 hour or until tender.
  • Let stand until cool to touch. Then cut open the potatoes, scoop out the flesh, and mash the sweet potatoes. Place in a large bowl.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350°.
  • Add sugar, butter, milk, eggs, salt, and vanilla to the bowl.
  • Beat mashed sweet potatoes mixture at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth.
  • Spoon potato mixture into a greased 9X13 inch baking dish.
  • Combine cornflakes cereal, pecans, brown sugar, and melted butter in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle over casserole in diagonal rows 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven; let stand 10 minutes.
  • Sprinkle marshmallows in alternate rows between cornflake mixture; bake 10 minutes.

Notes

Recipe from Southern Living.