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Sweet Potato-Mallow Bars

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 32
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Looking for a distinctive treat? Then check out these bars layered with sweet potato and marshmallow mixture – spiced bars to delight your guest with!

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup packed brown sugar
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup sweetened condensed milk
1
teaspoon ground allspice
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
teaspoon orange extract
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
egg
1
can (18 ounces) vacuum-pack sweet potatoes, drained (1 cup)
3/4
cup chopped pecans, if desired

Marshmallow Frosting

1/2
cup light corn syrup
1
cup marshmallow creme
2
egg whites
1/2
teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Grease bottom and sides of rectangular pan, 13 x 9 x 2 inches, with shortening; lightly flour. Beat 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup brown sugar in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in 1 cup flour on low speed. Press in pan. Bake 10 to 13 minutes or until light golden.
  • 2 Beat 1/4 cup butter and 1 cup brown sugar in large bowl on medium speed until fluffy. Beat in remaining ingredients except pecans and Marshmallow Frosting on low speed. Pour over crust. Sprinkle with pecans; press lightly.
  • 3 Bake 29 to 33 minutes or until set. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Frost with Marshmallow Frosting. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 4 rows, using hot, slightly damp knife. Store covered in refrigerator.
  • 4 Method for Marshmallow Frosting: Place corn syrup in small microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 1 to 2 minutes or until boiling. Stir in marshmallow creme. Beat egg whites, cream of tartar and cinnamon in medium bowl on high speed until soft peaks form. Beat in marshmallow mixture; continue beating on medium speed until stiff peaks form.

Expert Tips

Thanksgiving's favorite marshmallow-topped sweet potato casserole has been transformed into a delicious bar! If you choose not to use the pecans, lightly sprinkle top with a little cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
Saturated Fat
3g
3%
Cholesterol
20mg
20%
Sodium
75mg
75%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
32%
Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
Protein
2g
2%
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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