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Sweet Potato Casserole

This Sweet Potato Casserole is great as a side dish or dessert. Freshly-baked sweet potatoes are preferred, but you can certainly use canned. It's the perfect holiday dish.
Course Side Dish/ Dessert
Cuisine American, holiday
Keyword Sweet Potato Casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author I Heart Recipes


  • Sweet Potato Filling
  • 2 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 sticks of salted butter 4 tbsp, melted
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 ground clove
  • 3 large eggs
  • Topping
  • 6 tbsp salted butter cold
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup mini marshmallows
  • * butter for greasing


  • Wash & scrub the sweet potatoes thoroughly, then place them on a cookie sheet, and bake them on 350 F for about 35 minutes, or until tender.
  • Once the sweet potatoes are done, scoop out the filling & place the filling into a large mixing bowl.
  • Next add in the melted butter, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, maple syrup, milk, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, and ground clove.
  • Mix all the ingredients, then add in 3 large eggs.
  • Mix everything until well incorporated then set to the side.
  • Topping
  • Toss all the ingredients into a large bowl, and mix with a fork, until it's nice and crumbly.
  • Build the casserole
  • Butter up a 9x13 bake dish, then pour in the sweet potato filling.
  • Toss the marshmallows on top of the sweet potato filling.
  • Next, sprinkle the crumbly topping on top of the casserole.
  • Leave the casserole uncovered, and bake in the oven on 350 F, for 45 minutes.
  • Once done let the casserole sit for 10 minutes.
  • Serve & enjoy!