Sweet Potato Puffs

Sweet Potato Puffs

"EVEN children love this treat, though sweet potatoes may not be their favorite vegetable. The marshmallow surprise inside delights them. These puffs are fun for a holiday meal and easy to prepare for any number at the table. -Bernice Morris, Marshfield, Missouri"
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20 m servings
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  1. Combine sweet potato, brown sugar, salt and cinnamon; shape a small amount around each marshmallow. Roll in crumbs. Place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F for 6 minutes or until lightly puffed (do not overbake or marshmallows will melt).

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These were fun to make for a special occasion. I added one egg and a 1/2 cup of the graham cracker crumbs to the sweet potatoes. I baked these on 450 for 5 minutes. The bottoms were a little bro...

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Not impressed. I was eager for these to taste good and I even tried three different types of crumbs: graham cracker, cinnamon graham, and gingersnap. Other reviewers said the balls cracked open ...

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These were fun to make for a special occasion. I added one egg and a 1/2 cup of the graham cracker crumbs to the sweet potatoes. I baked these on 450 for 5 minutes. The bottoms were a little bro...

I wasn't wowed but these were tasty. I used dried out marshmallows which is our family trick for sweet potato casserole. That stops the them from melting but they will still be soft. This obvi...

I have made this recipe many times. My husband and daughter LOVE these. I do need closely watch the time so they do not explode. I have also added a bit of nutmeg to give it some more flavor.

I upped the recipe to 3 servings. These were pretty messy to make but then again, I expected that from the recipe instructions. I know I wouldn't want to make them for a crowd though. ;o) I bake...

These were absolutely delicious! I was craving some swet Potato and came across this recipe. I used 1 large-canned sweet potato's because I didn't have fresh on hand .. made quite a few had to...

This recipe is fantastic. So easy to make and the marshmallow hidden inside is a wonderful surprise. Sweet potaoe version of a smores. Great as a side dish or even for a dessert. Love it!!

Not impressed. I was eager for these to taste good and I even tried three different types of crumbs: graham cracker, cinnamon graham, and gingersnap. Other reviewers said the balls cracked open ...

The puffs tasted good, but mine turned out a little goopy and were not very appealing to eat.

After 5 minutes the marshmallows still melted some, but they were a big hit with all 7 of my kids! I will definitely make this again.

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