Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole
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Traditional Pressure Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Pressure Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole is a traditional Thanksgiving recipe, which nicely complements turkey and other side dishes. Instant Pot Sweet Potato Casserole.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Christmas, Thanksgiving
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jill Selkowitz


Filling (optional)



  • Add 1 cup of water to the Pressure Cooker cooking pot and place steamer basket of chopped yams/sweet potatoes.
  • Lock on the lid and close Pressure Valve.
  • Cook at High Pressure for 4 minutes.
  • When Beep sounds, allow a 5 minutes Natural Pressure Release. Do not dump out water.
  • Mix together filling ingredients.
  • Remove yams/sweet potatoes from Pressure Cooker and place into a bowl. Add butter, egg, brown sugar, cinnamon, a slight dusting of nutmeg and a pinch of salt. Use an electric mixer and whip.
  • Pour 2/3 of the sweet potato mixture into greased casserole dish.
  • Sprinkle the filling evenly over the sweet potato mixture.
  • Gently spoon in the rest of the sweet potato mixture to cover filling.
  • Add an additional 1 cup of water to your Pressure Cooker cooking pot.
  • Lock on Lid and close Pressure Valve.
  • Cook at High Pressure for 13 minutes. When Beep sounds, do a Quick Release.
  • Add marshmallows to the top of the Sweet Potatoes and place under low broiler for 1-2 minutes, or until the desired color is reached.

Slow Cooker

  • Layer ingredients into a 2 quart slow cooker and cook on LOW for 5 hours. Add marshmallows and cook an additional 30 minutes.

Oven Method

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and cook for 30 minutes. Add marshmallows and place under LOW broiler until the desired color, about 1-2 minutes.

Air Fryer Method

  • Cook at 335 degrees for 20 minutes. Add marshmallows and cook at 400 degrees for 2 minutes more.


Use a 7 inch casserole dish (1.5 liters) for 6 quart or larger pressure cookers.
Use a 7-9 inch casserole dish for 8 quart or larger pressure cookers and double the recipe for the 8 or 9 inch casserole dish.