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Candied Sweet Potato Casserole

 

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 55 minutes

Makes 10 (3/4-cup) servings.

Why wait until Thanksgiving to enjoy this yummy dish? With its marshmallow and pecan topping, it will surely become a family favorite. Variation: For an added treat, stir 1/2 cup raisins into topping.

Ingredients

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar, divided

2 Tbs orange juice

2 tsp McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract

1 1/2 tsp McCormick® Pumpkin Pie Spice

3 lbs sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

4 Tbs butter, divided

1/4 cup flour

1/2 cup chopped pecans

2 cups miniature marshmallows

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix 1/4 cup of the brown sugar, orange juice, vanilla and 1 teaspoon of the pumpkin pie spice in large bowl. Add sweet potatoes; toss to coat. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish. Dot with 2 tablespoons of the butter. Cover.

Bake 45 minutes or until potatoes are slightly tender.

Meanwhile, mix flour, remaining 1/4 cup brown sugar and remaining 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice in medium bowl. Cut in remaining 2 tablespoons butter with fork until crumbly. Stir in pecans and marshmallows.

Remove casserole from oven and stir gently to coat potatoes in syrup. Sprinkle evenly with marshmallow-crumb topping. Bake, uncovered, 7 to 10 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender and topping is golden brown