Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Cherry Good Sweet Potatoes

Cherry Good Sweet Potatoes

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From the kitchen of Santina Mullins Hale

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
30-45 minutes
Tags: Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks


4 sweet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 can cherry pie filling
miniature marshmallows


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Wash potatoes; pierce with a fork.

  3. Place in ring formation in microwave on high for 10-14 minutes, turning potatoes after 5 minutes.

  4. Test for doneness after 8 minutes and remove any potatoes that are soft.

  5. Continue cooking until all potatoes are soft.

  6. Wrap potatoes in paper towels and cool for 5 minutes.

  7. Split potatoes in half and scoop out flesh.

  8. Whip potatoes with butter, brown sugar and salt until smooth.

  9. Spoon into 1-1/2 quart casserole; spread evenly.

  10. Spoon pie filling over potatoes.

  11. Place marshmallows in ring on top of pie filling.

  12. Bake for 30-45 minutes until heated and marshmallows are lightly browned.


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