Macaroon Sweet Potato Bake - Carolina Country

Macaroon Sweet Potato Bake

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Macaroon Sweet Potato Bake


  • 6 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes (about 3 1/2 pounds)
  • 6 tablespoons plus 4 1/2 teaspoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup amaretto liqueur or
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 6 macaroons, crumbled


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, 6 tablespoons butter, brown sugar, amaretto or extract, salt and ginger; beat until smooth. Stir in pecans and marmalade.

  2. Transfer to a greased 11-by-7-by-2-inch baking dish. Toss macaroons with remaining butter; sprinkle over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees for 30–35 minutes or until heated through.

Recipe courtesy of

Taste of Home

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