Preheat oven to 350F. Remove sweet potatoes from shin and mash thoroughly. Add all ingredients except pecans for topping.
Stuff shin and top with pecans. Bake until marshmallows are melted. This can also be made in a casserole. Potatoes can be baked ahead of time and casserole or stuffed potatoes can be refrigerated or frozen.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana