Baked Sweet Potato Balls


This is a must at our house on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

7 to 10 - servings


  • 1 (40 ounce) can sweet potatoes, drained

  • ¼ cup butter

  • salt to taste

  • 3 cups crushed cornflakes cereal

  • ¾ cup real maple syrup

  • 10 large marshmallows


  1. Drain sweet potatoes and put into large mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes with butter or margarine. Salt to taste.

  2. Hand pat mixture into 3 inch diameter balls. Roll in crushed corn flakes and put into 9x12 inch greased baking dish. Pour maple syrup evenly over all balls.

  3. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes. The last fifteen minutes put a marshmallow over each ball.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

286 Calories
6g Fat
59g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 9
Calories 286
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 14mg 5%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 35mg 175%
Calcium 47mg 4%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 451mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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