Recipe by USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson
"Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes are very do-ahead. If you find yourself in a pre-feast frenzy, skip spooning them back into the sweet potato cups and just warm the puree and serve it as is."
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Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
This recipe rocks! Pam was in town and cooked it at one of her classes and it was great. I even got my husband, who hates sweet potatoes, to love this recipe. I will never eat sweet potatoes any other way. And it's really easy. I had some shells left over, so I put them in a contained in the fridge, already stuffed, and just put the marshmallows on top before I popped them in the oven the next day at the same oven temp for 8 - 10 minutes. Anyone can make this. It's a keeper. Enjoy!
This was alright the kids loved it....but I like my original way of having sweet potatoes and thats just with butter and brown suger.....
These were SO GOOD!! I made 4 changes: add brown sugar (to taste), add 1 egg white, omit the pepper, and omit the milk (I still used the Buttermilk it called for). The sweetness went all the way through and they held together well. I also chose smaller sized yams so the skins wouldn't fall apart so easily. There were no leftovers from the Christmas dinner table. These will are now a new favorite!
I made a few changes. I removed the flesh and hand mashed. I was out of buttermilk so I substituted a bit of sour cream and used less milk because I didn't want it runny. I added brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. I scooped back into the potato while it was still very hot. Add mini french vanilla marshmallows - they were all I had on hand but added fantastic flavor!
This recipe was a hit over thanksgiving, but I added walnuts to it and it gave it some interesting texture and light flavour. its very sweet , love it. Althou I will only make this once or twice a year , its delicious and can seem to taste more like a dessert!
I liked the idea of the do ahead on this recipe as I love being able to prepare side dishes the night before and leaving my oven free for the turkey. This allowed me to do it and I love sweet potatoes. I used regular milk and omitted the buttermilk and added one egg and sprinkled chopped walnuts and brown sugar on top. The blender didn't work for me. I ended up mashing the filling.
Flavor was good, but seemed a bit watery. Next time I'll add an egg to help it bind together.
Really loved this twist on sweet potatoes. Super delicious and a real attention getter. People that love sweet potatoes love love this recipe. Thanks!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes With Mini Marshmallows
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 55
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