Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

1 Review
From:, October 2017

The genius hack in this recipe: topping sweet potatoes with marshmallows while they're still piping hot from the slow cooker yields a baked marshmallow topping that's typical with baked sweet potato casseroles.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • 3 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and diced ( ½ inch)
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup mini marshmallows
  • ½ cup toasted chopped pecans


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  1. Place sweet potatoes, brown sugar, butter, vanilla, salt, pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Stir to coat. Cook on High for 3 hours.
  2. Transfer to a serving dish. Top with marshmallows and pecans. (The heat from the sweet potatoes will partially melt the marshmallows.)
  • Equipment: 5- to 6-quart slow cooker

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 159 calories; 6 g fat(2 g sat); 3 g fiber; 25 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 8 mcg folate; 8 mg cholesterol; 10 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 17,941 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 36 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 227 mg sodium; 283 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (359% daily value), Vitamin C (25% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:

Reviews 1

November 19, 2019
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By: Ally Sorrells
This healthy sweet potato casserole is so delicious and easy! It's my new go-to recipe for Thanksgiving.
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