Sweet Potato Balls14 Reviews
“This is a must at our house on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.” - by Darlene Marcks
Original recipe yields 7 - 10 servings
- Drain sweet potatoes and put into large mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes with butter or margarine. Salt to taste.
- Hand pat mixture into 3 inch diameter balls. Roll in crushed corn flakes and put into 9 x 12 inch greased baking dish. Pour maple syrup evenly over all balls.
- Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes. The last fifteen minutes put a marshmallow over each ball.
Amount Per Serving (9 total)
- 286 cal
- 5.5 g
- 58.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (14)Rate This Recipe
"I think I made a different recipe altogether because I assumed that the balls were going to be mushy to work with and mushy inside so I used fresh baked potatoes and mashed those instead. Then I mixe..." See mored in butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, cream cheese, one beaten egg, the crushed corn flakes, and a couple tablespoons of self-rising flour. Then I floured my hands and took some of the mixture, placed 4 to 5 miniature marshmallows inside, then rolled them into a ball and baked. I put one marshmallow on top during the last few minutes of baking. They tasted great! They tasted like sweet potato pie inside with a crusty outside."
"This was a very good idea, though I think next time I would add an egg and some flower to firm them up. I also used butter pecan syrup instead of maple. The cornflakes were my favorite part, very ni..." See morece texture. This recipe went over well for Christmas Dinner. "
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