Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
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Sweet Potato Balls
Total:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
20 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Bake the potatoes until tender, then peel and mash them. Stir in the brown sugar, orange juice, zest and nutmeg. In a separate bowl, toss the coconut with the sugar and cinnamon. Press mashed potatoes around each marshmallow, creating a 2 to 3-inch diameter ball. Roll the balls in the coconut mixture. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Watch carefully for the last few minutes of cooking; the expanding marshmallows can cause the potato balls to burst open.

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