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sweet potato casserole scooped from a baking dish

Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Potatoes, Side Dish, Thanksgiving
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 lbs Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 cup Pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup Bacon Pieces
  • 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Mini Marshmallows


  • Peel sweet potatoes and cut into large pieces. Place in water and boil to cook will tender. Preheat oven to 350°F while potatoes cook.
  • While potatoes cook, prepare the topping. Mix the chopped pecans, brown sugar, and bacon pieces together. Set aside.
  • Remove potatoes from pot and place in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add butter, milk, cinnamon, maple syrup, salt, and pepper. Using a hand mixer on high speed whip the sweet potatoes till smooth and fluffy. Add the eggs and mix to incorporate into the sweet potatoes.
  • Lightly spray an 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray. Pour potatoes in to the baking dish. Top with pecan mixture.
  • Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes. After 25 minutes add the marshmallows and bake for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve.