Side Dish | November 18, 2019

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping

ok, so we’re moving past marshmallows and on to a more sophisticated delicious sweet potato casserole, ok? I’m glad you are on board because this creamy sweet mashed potato plus a crunchy nutty sweet crumble topping will have you and all your family over the moon. Make this sweet potato casserole with pecan topping asap!

INGREDIENTS FOR SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes (or yams!)
  • sweetener – you can use either white or brown sugar or even maple syrup for this!
  • butter
  • eggs
  • milk
  • vanilla

HOW TO MAKE SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Step 1. Peel and cut your potatoes. You want them to be about 2 inch cubes.

Step 2. Place them in a pot and bring to  boil. Let them boil for about 15-20 minutes.

Step 3: Drain your sweet potatoes and set aside.
Step 4: In your pot or a bowl beat your eggs, sugar and milk together.
Step 5: Add in your hot sweet potatoes and butter
Step 6: Using your mixer blend all ingredients together until smooth.
Place in an oven proof baking dish ready for toppings!

HOW TO MAKE SWEET POTATO PECAN CRUMBLE TOPPING

You will need:
  • brown sugar
  • flour
  • chopped pecans
  • melted butter

In a small bowl combine all the ingredients

Evenly spread these over your sweet potatoes in the pan.

BAKE SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Bake the casserole only for about 20-25 minutes, just till it is warm through!

WHAT OTHER SIDES GO WITH THIS SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE WITH PECAN TOPPING

try some of our other favorites!

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5 from 1 vote
Sweet Potato Casserole
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
50 mins
 

It has a nice crunchy sweet crust and creamy base. So sweet, consider having it as a dessert!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sweet potato casserole, thanksgiving side
Servings: 12
Calories: 376 kcal
Author: Aubrey
Ingredients
Potatoes
  • 3 lbs Sweet Potatoes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Sugar can use brown sugar or maple syrup
  • 1/2 Cup Butter softened
  • 1/3 Cup Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
Topping
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 Cup Chopped Pecans
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1/3 Cup Butter melted
Instructions
  1. Rinse and peel sweet potatoes,then cut in to large chunks and boil in large pot of water.
  2. While boiling, beat 2 eggs in large bowl.
  3. Add in sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla.
  4. When potatoes are fork tender, strain and add to mixture. Use hand mixer to beat and combine.
  5. Pour into a greased 9x13 baking dish.
  6. Combine all ingredients for topping and sprinkle evenly over top.
  7. Bake uncovered at 350 degress for 20-25 mins.
Nutrition Facts
Sweet Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 376 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Fat 17g26%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 52mg17%
Sodium 160mg7%
Potassium 468mg13%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 16419IU328%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 70mg7%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. This is my favorite of your recipes. I made it twice in the middle of the summer last year. It honestly makes my mouth water thinking of it.