Sweet Potato Casserole from BBetts for Thanksgiving

Al Smith

By
@eltonsmith

Bbetts was named for her mother Betsy and became Baby Betsy shortened to Bbetts. I have known her for 30 years since she was a junior in HS. She is the sweetest person I know. One Thanksgiving she brought this dish to my home.
It is the only recipe we use ever since.


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Serves:

7

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

MIX

2 medium
sweet potatoes
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/4 stick
butter, melted
1 large
egg beaten
2 Tbsp
water, cold
1/2 tsp
each of nutmeg, cinnamon, kosher salt

TOPPING

1/4 stick
butter, melted
1/2 c
pecans in pieces, roasted for 5 minutes
3 Tbsp
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
brown sugar
1/4 tsp
kosher salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash and pierce sweet potatoes. Roast sweet potatoes, skins on, for 1 hour in oven preheated to 350 degrees.
Or microwave on high for 7 minutes and let sit for 5 minutes
2
Cool and slice potatoes in half and scoop out.
3
In another bowl, mix together the TOPPING ingredients.
4
Blend sweet potatoes and other MIX ingredients together using potato masher or hand mixer. Add to a 1 quart casserole dish sprayed lightly with cooking spray.
5
Sprinkle TOPPING ingredients on top of MIX.
6
Bake in preheated 375 degree oven for 40 minutes.
7
Option 1: Add 2 tablespoon dark rum to mix.

Option 2: Use 1 1/2 cups canned sweet potatoes instead of baked. (I recommend Bruce's)
8
Say Grace and Thank BBetts.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy