sweet potatoes

Categories
Entrees
Holiday
Yield
6 Servings
MeasureIngredient
2¼ pounds Sweet potatoes (canned or precooked)
2 cups Milk
3 tablespoons Brown sugar
3 tablespoons Butter, melted
½ teaspoon Salt
1 dash Pepper
1 dash Cinnamon
¼ cup Raisins
  Marshmallows

Mash sweet potatoes by putting through a sieve or beating in an electric beater or using a potato masher or food mill. Add milk gradually (if you add it too fast it splashes and is hard to mix in).

Mix in remaining ingredients. Put in buttered casserole. Heat through (bake in slow oven 250 degrees F.) for 20-30 minutes, or in microwave).

Cover top with marshmallows. Return to oven until marshmallows are slightly melted and a bit brown. (If the oven is too hot, the marshmallows will disappear!) This step cannot be done in the microwave.

NOTES:

* Mashed sweet potatoes with marshmallows -- This recipe is traditional in my family for holiday dining. It comes from my great-grandmother.

: Difficulty: easy with an electric mixer.

: Time: 15 minutes preparation, 30 minutes baking.

: Precision: approximate measurement OK.

: Spencer W. Thomas

: Computer Science Dept., University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA : thomas@...

: Copyright (C) 1986 USENET Community Trust

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