Friday, January 22, 2010

Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Praline Streusel

(luckymommyto2boys ~ Amy ~ Recipezaar)

For the potatoes:
6 -8 sweet potatoes
¼ cup butter
1 dash cinnamon
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 (16 ounce) bag mini marshmallows

For the streusel topping:
½ cup flour
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup butter, melted
1 cup chopped toasted pecans

Wash and skin potatoes, chop into large chunks.
Boil potatoes until tender and mash.
Stir in butter, cinnamon, brown sugar and mini marshmallows to taste (about a handful).
Mix in a separate bowl, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and pecans; drizzle melted butter over mixture and stir to moisten, mixture should resemble chunky crumbs.
Pour potato mixture into casserole dish and cover with a thin layer of mini-marshmallows.
Top with pecan mixture.
Bake at 350ºF for 30 minutes or until brown and bubbly.

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