Texas Roadhouse Loaded Sweet Potato

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Whenever I go out to eat to Texas Roadhouse, I always order their loaded sweet potato as a side. I LOVE it!  Well, I got a craving for one last week and decided to make them for our side dish.  They were DELICIOUS!

Recipe from: Merely Marie

1 small/medium sweet potato
1 Tbsp. melted butter
1 Tbsp. brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
dash of cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400 F
Rinse a sweet potato under running water (using a vegetable scrubber is good if you plan to devour the potato skin), pat dry, and prick the potato all over with a fork.
Line a small baking pan with parchment paper & put your potato on top.
Bake for 45-50 minutes for a small or medium size potato or about 1 hour for a large potato.
While it’s baking, make glaze topping.  Combine melted butter, brown sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.
When potato is finished cooking, cut it open lengthwise, be careful, potato will be HOT!
Stuff a handful of marshmallows inside.  Pour butter/sugar mixture on top of the marshmallows.  Then add another handful of marshmallows.
Turn oven to broil and put potato back in the oven until the tops of the marshmallows brown.  Keep a close eye because this happens fast (about 1 minute).
Remove and allow to cool for a few minutes.
While waiting you can sprinkle a little cinnamon on top if you would like.


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Filed under: marshmallow, side-dish, sweet, vegetable

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  1. MerelyMarie

    We went the other night, and I was sad that they were out of these potatoes. I appreciate the link, thanks!

  2. Mindy

    Oh wow!!! I love sweet potatos I am going to make this for lunch for lunch.

  3. Anonymous

    This is my husbands fav from Texas Roadhouse, we just went last Friday for his bday. I try to duplicate at home..never knew about the cinnamon or melted butter, so THANK YOU, he will be sooo excited!

  4. Jenn @ Peas and Crayons

    Would you believe that i've never had marshmallows with SP before? I know! Might need to try this out! Its so pretty!

  5. Janet

    Mmm, this looks delicious, thanks for the recipe!

  6. Allison @ Alli 'n Son

    I have a whole bag of sweet potatoes that are just screaming for this recipe. I know what I'm having for dinner tomorrow!

  7. Anonymous

    FYI.....they dip the sweet potatoes in bacon grease and slow bake them for added flavor

  8. Fiona

    I have to say that for an Australian, that just looks wrong LOL!

  9. Muriel

    I was so disappointed... My sweet potatoes came out hard - even after an extra 25 minutes in the oven. I don't know what to do but this always seems to be the case and I love sweet potatoes!

    1. Jay

      Next time you can boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes, cool off and place in the oven for another 35 minutes or until fork goes in effortlessly

    2. AHarris

      For perfect sweet potatoes every time - wrap in plastic Wrap and pop in microwave for 10 minutes on high. (That's for a large potato - less time for smaller potatoes) I do white potatoes this way too.

  10. alice

    Do u have a recipe for the people snack called texas chow chow? The base is chex cereal

  11. Donna S.

    Thank you! Had one of these a few weeks ago at their restaurant and can't stop thinking about it!!!

  12. Gail

    My husband and son loves sweet potatoes looks really yummy I will have to make these for them .Thank you

  13. Patsy


    Wow!!! Thank you for sharing my sweet potato is perfect