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There is a baked sweet potato recipe to go with almost any meal.

We love traditional baked potatoes, however more and more frequently we choose a baked sweet potato recipe. 

The flavor of sweet potatoes is perfect with pork chops, ham and many other meals. 

These tasty and nutritious tubers can be fixed in so many ways that it's unlikely you will ever tire of them.

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Baked Sweet Potato
Recipe with Marshmallow Topping


  • 6 lg. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into thick slices
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 6 lg. marshmallows
  • 1 c. half & half or light cream
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • Chopped nuts (optional) We prefer pecans but use whatever you like.


Mix salt, sugar and flour together and sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Dot with butter. Add marshmallows and cream. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 - 45 minutes. Check with a fork for tenderness. Sprinkle with chopped nuts after baking.

Serves 6

Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato Recipe


  • 6 med. sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 c. shredded pineapple
  • 1/4 c. chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 12 large marshmallows
  • Juice of 1 orange


Wash potatoes. Bake in 350 degree oven until done but still firm. Cut in half lengthwise and scoop potato flesh out of skins.

Mash scooped out potatoes, adding butter, salt and orange juice. Stir in pineapple and walnuts. Refill potato half-shells with mixture. Cut each marshmallow in half and place two halves on top of each potato half-shell. Place in hot oven until marshmallows are heated through and slightly browned on top.

Serves 6

Grated Baked Sweet Potato


  • 2 1/2 c. peeled, grated sweet potatoes
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • 1 c. milk
  • 1 egg
  • Cinnamon to taste


Stir ingredients together. Bake in casserole dish at 400 degrees for 45 minutes.

Serves 2

Spiced Sweet Potato Bake


  • 3 lbs. sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 1 c. milk


Cook sweet potatoes until tender in boiling salted water; prick with fork to check. Peel and mash. Add sugar, butter, salt and spices. Stir in milk. Put in buttered casserole. Sprinkle with nutmeg and sugar. Bake at 400 degree for 30 to 35 minutes.

Serves 6

Onion Baked Sweet Potato Recipe


  • 2 medium sweet onions
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 pats of butter


Peel onions and slice into 5 equal slices. Scrub potatoes well and cut into 6 equal crosswise slices. Dredge onions and sides of potatoes in cheese. Reassemble potatoes with a slice of onion between each slice of potato.

Wrap each sweet potato in aluminum foil that has a pat of butter on it. Seal foil and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes.

Serves 2 

Hasselback Sweet Potato Recipe

Pictured at the top of this page, this very easy recipe makes an outstanding presentation of a basic sweet potato. The preparation is simple; the result amazing!


4 (8-ounce) sweet potatoes

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Sour cream for topping


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Scrub potatoes. Cut most of the way through each potato at 1/8-inch intervals so that potatoes look like an accordion.

Brush potatoes with oil allowing the oil to drizzle between the slices as much as possible.

Place potatoes on a baking sheet.

Bake at 400° for 1 to 11/2 hours or until tender.

Sprinkle potatoes evenly with salt.

Serve with a topping of sour cream or other sauce of your choice. 

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