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Sweet Potato Puffs

  • Makes 8 servings.


  • 4 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 8 (large) marshmallows
  • Dash of nutmeg, ginger, and mace
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 egg whites, beaten stiff
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tablespoons melted butter


Mix potatoes with seasonings, sugar, spices, and yolks. Add whites and mix lightly. Form into 8 balls and insert a marshmallow into each. Sprinkle with flour. Dip in butter and place puffs on a greased baking dish or cookie sheet. Bake 20 minutes in a slow oven (325°). Nuts may be used instead of marshmallows.

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