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Homemade Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 352
Thanksgiving dinner is just not complete without this homemade sweet potato casserole recipe with marshmallows! This is a classic family favorite that is both fun and delicious!


  • 3 1/2 lbs sweet potatoes (peeled and cubed)
  • 1 stick unsalted butter (softened)
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar (packed)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup pecans (chopped)
  • 2 1/2 cups marshmallows (miniature or regular to your preference)


  • Preheat the oven to 350F and prepare a 9x13 baking dish.
  • In a large pot, boil the sweet potatoes for about 15-20 minutes until fork tender and then drain.
  • In a large glass mixing bowl, mash the potatoes along with the brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, vanilla, and pinch of salt. Add in half a cup of the pecans and mix thoroughly. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining pecans and marshmallows on top of the baking dish. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown.
Calories: 352kcal
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American


Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 570mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 22807IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 1mg