Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe With Toasted Marshmallows: A Thanksgiving Classic by 30Seconds Food

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe With Toasted Marshmallows: A Thanksgiving Classic

Some recipes you've just got to make for your Thanksgiving dinner. This sweet potato casserole recipe with a gooey marshmallow topping is one of them.

If you don't like marshmallows on your sweet potato casserole, omit them. Or, you could use pecans instead. Some people even use marshmallow crème. No joke!

Cuisine: American
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 to 45 minutes
Total Time: 45 to 50 minutes
Servings: 8


  • 2 1/2 – 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Boil potatoes until tender, about 15 to 20 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Put potatoes, brown sugar, butter, salt, cinnamon, if using, and vanilla in a bowl. Mash. Pour into a lightly greased baking dish. Top with marshmallows.
  3. Bake in a preheated 375-degree F oven for about 25 minutes, or until marshmallows begin to brown. 

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Baking Dishes $8 & Up
Brown Sugar $3 & Up
Vanilla $4 & Up
Cinnamon $2 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
This is one of my kids’ faves! 😋
Meredith Schneider
Mmmmm! My favorite every year! My mom would make this and use the jumbo marshmallows 😍
Elisa Schmitz
I made a variation of this recipe on Thanksgiving and it was amazing! I added raisins and diced walnuts. It’s just like dessert, so it’s the last thing on my plate that I savor at end of meal! #yum Donna John Meredith Schneider

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