Michael Strahan Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe with Marshmallows


Live with Kelly & Michael: Thanksgiving Recipe Week

All this week, the co-hosts at Live with Kelly and Michael are sharing some of their best holiday meal ideas, including a few submissions from loved ones. So far, Kelly Ripa has shared her Autumn Squash Soup recipe, and Michael Strahan’s fiance Nicole shared Pumpkin Pudding Crunch. Next up was the new co-host himself, Michael Strahan, who showed us how to make a Thanksgiving classic: his Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe.

Michael Strahan: Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Michael Strahan Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe with Marshmallows

Get Michael Strahan’s Sweet Potato Casserole recipe for this classic Thanksgiving dish, topped with toasted marshmallows & pecans for good measure.


  • 8 Sweet Potatoes
  • 4 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 stick Butter
  • 1/4 cup Orange Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
  • 1 cup Pecans (optional)


  1. If using pecans, roast at 350 degrees for about four minutes until toasted. Reserve.
  2. Cook sweet potatoes by baking or boiling. Peel while hot and mash immediately.
  3. Combine remaining ingredients, except cinnamon and marshmallows, with potatoes in a mixing bowl.
  4. In a prepared baking dish, alternate layers of sweet potatoes and marshmallows.
  5. Add cinnamon as desired.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees until reheated.
  7. Add one final layer of marshmallows and return to oven until browned.
  8. Top with maple syrup and pecans, if desired.

If you like it creamier, mix a cup of warmed chicken stock or milk into the potatoes before baking.

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