Sweet Potatoes with marshmallows are an easy way to jazz up your side dish. Plus, they’re a delicious alternative to boring baked potatoes.
If you’re in a sweet potato casserole mood like we are, this is a quick and easy “cheat” for any night of the week. Sure, you can totally make our Classic Sweet Potato Casserole recipe, this healthier version, and these adorable bite-sized appetizers. Now we have a quick weeknight idea for when you’re craving sweet potato casserole but don’t have the time to make it.
You can bake your sweet potatoes with whatever method you like, but I make them in the microwave because it saves a ton of time and sometimes you just need dinner on the table quickly. They cook through in about 6-8 minutes.
Then I add some marshmallows and pop them under the broiler just until they’re browned. Super-quick, fun, tasty, and easy. We all love them, and I hope you do too. Have a great day!Print
- 2 medium sweet potatoes
- 2 Tbsp. melted butter
- 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 20 mini marshmallows
- Preheat broiler.
- Pierce sweet potatoes with a fork. Put on plate and microwave 6-8 minutes.*
- Meanwhile, mix butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
- Test if sweet potatoes are done with a fork. It should pierce through easily in a couple of spots. Cut sweet potatoes in half. Score with knife. Pour butter mixture into scores. Transfer sweet potatoes to a baking sheet. Top each with 10 marshmallows.
- Put sheet far from the broiler and watch carefully until marshmallows are lightly browned.
*Alternatively, you can bake the whole sweet potatoes in a 375°F oven for 1 hour to 1 and 1/4 hours, until pierces easily with a fork.
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