Sweet Potato Marshmallow Pies

What you need

Ingredients

  • 4 sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 6 rashers bacon, chopped and fried till crisp
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 6 sheets filo pastry
  • Melted butter
  • Maple syrup
  • Bag of marshmallows

Directions

  1. Mix the mash, bacon, salt and cayenne pepper together and set aside.
  2. Lay a sheet of filo and brush with butter, then add another, brush that with butter and lay a final sheet on top. With a pizza cutter cut 6 squares from the pastry. Repeat with another three layers of filo.
  3. Add the squares of filo into a 12 x greased muffin tin then add a tablespoon and a half of the sweet potato mix. Pour over a dash of maple syrup and bake for 15 minutes at 350°F/180°C.
  4. Remove from the oven and scatter marshmallows on top of each pie, then grill for 5 minutes until the marshmallows have melted.
TOKYO, JAPAN: (FILES) This 26 July 2001 file picture shows Den Fujita, the founder of McDonald's Holdings Co. (Japan), eating a burger next to the company's mascot at the company's stock listing on the Jasdaq over-the-counter market in Tokyo. Fujita, the man who brought the fastfood chain to Japan more than three decades ago, died 21 April 2004 of heart failure, the company said 26 April 2004. The announcement of his death at the age of 78 had been withheld because of his family's wishes. AFP PHOTO/Yoshikazu TSUNO/FILES (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

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