This is a must at our house on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Originally submitted to ThanksgivingRecipe.com.
INGREDIENTS (for 9 servings):
- 40 ounces canned sweet potatoes
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 pinch salt (optional)
- 3 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
- 3/4 cup real maple syrup
- 10 large marshmallows
Drain sweet potatoes and put into large mixing bowl. Mash the potatoes with butter or margarine. Salt to taste.
Hand pat mixture into 3 inch diameter balls. Roll in crushed corn flakes and put into 9 x 12 inch greased baking dish. Pour maple syrup evenly over all balls.
Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 40 minutes. The last fifteen minutes put a marshmallow over each ball.