Easy Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows


In this traditional Thanksgiving recipe, sweet potatoes become even sweeter with a topping of baked marshmallows.

close up view of a Potato Casserole with Marshmallows in a white baking dish
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
6 servings


  • 1 ½ pounds sweet potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 1 egg

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • ¾ teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed

  • 1 (10.5 ounce) package miniature marshmallows


  1. Place sweet potatoes in a saucepan, cover with water, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and mash.

  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a casserole dish.

  3. Combine mashed sweet potatoes, melted butter, egg, honey, and salt in a large bowl; beat using an electric mixer until smooth. Transfer mixture to the prepared casserole dish.

  4. Dot with cubed butter and top with marshmallows.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until marshmallows are golden brown, about 15 minutes. Serve immediately.

Cook's Note:

For autumn flavors, add nutmeg and/or cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

375 Calories
9g Fat
70g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 375
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 26%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 480mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 25%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 39g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 398mg 8%

* 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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