Sweet Potato Volcanoes

These fun volcanoes bring new life to traditional sweet potatoes.

Hands-on Time: 10 min. | Total Time: 35 min. | Serves: 9 | Difficulty: Easy

  • 1 can (29 oz.) syrup-packed sweet potatoes, drained
  • 3 Tbsp. melted butter
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 9 miniature marshmallows
  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper; trace nine 2½” circles onto parchment paper; turn paper over onto baking sheet.
  2. In large bowl, mash all ingredients except marshmallows with potato masher or on low speed of mixer until smooth.
  3. Place sweet potato mixture in large resealable bag; tie off bag with a twist tie so that it resembles a triangular piping bag. Hold bag at top with one hand and cut ¾” off bottom of bag with scissors using the other hand.
  4. Squeeze sweet potato mixture into 2½” circles. Continue squeezing and tapering sweet potato mound until it is about 2” high. Repeat to form 9 volcanoes.
  5. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Push marshmallow gently into top of volcano. Return to oven and bake 3 to 4 minutes longer or until marshmallows brown and begin to melt.
  6. Let stand a few minutes before transferring to serving plate (Use a thin, flat server to lift them from baking sheet to serving plate to dinner plate).
Nutrition Analysis:

Per serving: Calories 170, Calories from Fat 40, Total Fat 5g (8% DV), Saturated Fat 2.5g (12% DV), Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 35mg (12% DV), Sodium 105mg (4% DV), Carbohydrates 29g (10% DV), Dietary Fiber 3g (12% DV), Sugars 9g, Protein 2g, Vitamin A 170%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

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