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Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet Potato Balls

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    20 m
  • Ready In

    40 m
Michele O'Sullivan

Michele O'Sullivan

May be frozen for later use. Just increase baking time if frozen.

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  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 181 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add sweet potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and mash with butter, sugar, milk, salt and lemon zest. Shape mixture into balls, with a marshmallow in the center of each. Roll in cereal crumbs and place in prepared dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until marshmallows begin to ooze.
  4. All done! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments!
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blanchetteval
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blanchetteval

11/24/2005

This was the 2nd Thanksgiving that I've made this exact recipe. I had to add crushed cornflakes TO THE potato mixture, and that helped firm it up a bit. I never thought of chilling it for awhile. I love this recipe, and so do my picky inlaws!!!

WoodySr.
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WoodySr.

11/22/2006

IF you BAKE the potatoes before peeling them instead of boiling them, the mixture is a bit drier and sticks together better. Also, I tried rolling them in nuts(pecans) and in a mixture of nuts and a crushed FROSTED cereal, a little sweeter crunch with the frosted cereal topping.

TRINAELAINE
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TRINAELAINE

12/5/2003

YUM! This recipe is really good! Making the potatoes into balls was a little challenging as mentioned, but after chilling it in the fridge for a while, it was workable. The only problem I had was that the marshmellows kind of disappeared from the inside. I made these ahead and froze them and then had to cook them longer, so maybe that's why. The marshmellow flavor was still there though and they were GREAT!!

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