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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This simple sweet potato casserole is a delicious traditional sweet potato casserole for Holiday dinners. We love this every Thanksgiving!
Course Vegetable
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, dinner side, fall food, side dish, sweet potatoes, thanksgiving
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 318kcal


  • 3-4 pounds sweet potatoes peeled and cut into cubes
  • ½ cup 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup pecans chopped

Casserole Topping

  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
  • ¼ cup pecans chopped


  • Peel and cut sweet potatoes into cubes
  • Place cut potatoes in a large pot and cover with water
  • Bring to boil on the stovetop and cook for 10-15 or until tender
  • Drain and add to a large bowl
  • preheat oven to 375° F
  • Lightly spray a 13x9 baking dish with cooking spray
  • Mash with a potato masher.
  • Add butter, brown sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla, and salt and whisk until well combined
  • Stir in pecans
  • Evenly spread mixture into prepared baking dish
  • Sprinkle with marshmallows and remaining pecans
  • Bake uncovered for 25-30 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown
  • Serve immediately


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 24160IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1mg