Sweet Potato Casserole recipe

Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole - creamy sweet potatoes topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping!

Who here loves sweet potatoes? I admit I was not a fan when I was younger, but now I LOVE them! Most people tend to consume sweet potatoes in the fall more than ever, especially at Thanksgiving time, but we like to enjoy them all year long. There really are so many ways to prepare and enjoy them. Some of our favorite sweet potato recipes include these Baked Parmesan Sweet Potatoes or these Pork Stuffed Sweet Potatoes.

Today’s recipe is one that is perfect as a side dish any time of year, but will be especially perfect for Thanksgiving. It has the perfect mix of sweet and savory and was also very simple to make. The creamy sweet potatoes are amazing and it’s topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping which is delicious! This Sweet Potato casserole is sure to become a holiday favorite and will be a hit with all of those that especially love this kind of potato.

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Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole - creamy sweet potatoes topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping!

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Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole - creamy sweet potatoes topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping!

Be sure to bookmark this for your holiday menu because it is sure to be a hit! Our family may be crazy but we usually have a few varieties of potatoes at our holiday celebrations, but you can assure this will be made for our family to enjoy. 😉

Sweet Potato Casserole:

Sweet Potato Casserole

5 from 2 votes
Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole - creamy sweet potatoes topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 232 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325.

  2. In a medium pot, cover sweet potatoes in water and cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the mashed potatoes, sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk and vanilla extract, until smooth. Poor in a greased 9x13" baking dish.
  4. Mix the brown sugar and flour in a medium bowl and cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in pecans, and sprinkle mixture over your sweet potato mixture.
  5. Bake at 325 for 30 minutes, or until the top is lightly brown. ENJOY!

Adapted from allrecipes.com

TRIED & TRUE FINDINGS:

  • DIFFICULTY: easy
  • HOW MANY DOES IT FEED: 10
  • ANY CHANGES MADE: none
  • ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR NEXT TIME: none

ENJOY!

Delicious Sweet Potato Casserole - creamy sweet potatoes topped with a butter-y, brown sugar and pecan topping!

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My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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  1. I love sweet potatoes, but like you, didn’t always, only learned to love and appreciate them over time, a great recipe, love the topping too, thank you and thank you for the other links as well

  2. Hello, love Sweet Potato Casserole. Have you ever used Sweetened Condensed Milk, it is so yummy and creamy along with the brown sugar. My mouth is watering. 🙂