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Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes With Mini Marshmallows

"Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes are very do-ahead. If you find yourself in a pre-feast frenzy, skip spooning them back into the sweet potato cups and just warm the puree and serve it as is."
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Ingredients

servings 169 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

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Directions

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  1. Adjust oven rack to low position and heat oven to 400 degrees. Place potatoes on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil. Bake until fork tender, about 45 to 60 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  2. Handling the potatoes with a potholder, slice each in half lengthwise and scoop potato flesh into a blender or food processor - for an especially silky texture, use the blender - leaving a 14-inch border of flesh to support the potato skin. Puree scooped-out flesh, along with salt and pepper, until smooth. With machine motor running, gradually add both milks through feeder tube. Stop machine, add butter, then process until potatoes are silky smooth. (Puree and potato shells can be cooled, then refrigerated in an airtight container, up to 2 days.
  3. Return to room temperature before proceeding.) Spoon puree back into each shell. Just before baking, press marshmallows into potatoes.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees until potatoes are hot and marshmallows are golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Copyright 2004 USA WEEKEND and columnist Pam Anderson. All rights reserved.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 169 calories; 6.1 g fat; 26.5 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 195 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe rocks! Pam was in town and cooked it at one of her classes and it was great. I even got my husband, who hates sweet potatoes, to love this recipe. I will never eat sweet potatoes ...

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This was alright the kids loved it....but I like my original way of having sweet potatoes and thats just with butter and brown suger.....

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This recipe rocks! Pam was in town and cooked it at one of her classes and it was great. I even got my husband, who hates sweet potatoes, to love this recipe. I will never eat sweet potatoes ...

This was alright the kids loved it....but I like my original way of having sweet potatoes and thats just with butter and brown suger.....

These were SO GOOD!! I made 4 changes: add brown sugar (to taste), add 1 egg white, omit the pepper, and omit the milk (I still used the Buttermilk it called for). The sweetness went all the way...

This recipe was a hit over thanksgiving, but I added walnuts to it and it gave it some interesting texture and light flavour. its very sweet , love it. Althou I will only make this once or twice...

I made a few changes. I removed the flesh and hand mashed. I was out of buttermilk so I substituted a bit of sour cream and used less milk because I didn't want it runny. I added brown sugar, ci...

I liked the idea of the do ahead on this recipe as I love being able to prepare side dishes the night before and leaving my oven free for the turkey. This allowed me to do it and I love sweet po...

Flavor was good, but seemed a bit watery. Next time I'll add an egg to help it bind together.

I made these for Thanksgiving for something different and I couldn't have been happier that I chose these. I am not a big fan of sweet potatoes, but these were absolutely delicious. I loved th...

Really loved this twist on sweet potatoes. Super delicious and a real attention getter. People that love sweet potatoes love love this recipe. Thanks!