Kay's Sweet Tater Torte

Schelley Brown Francis

By
@SchelleyBFrancis

This recipe is from my sister Lauri Stahl. Her sister-in-law Kay Stahl is the one that introduced us to it first. It is always a holiday favorite.


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Ingredients

CRUST

1/2 c
butter, softened
1 c
sifted, all-purpose flour
1 c
chopped, pecans

LAYER #1

8 oz
pkg. cream cheese, softened
4 1/2 oz
cool whip
1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla

LAYER #2

3 c
cooked, mashed sweet potatoes or yams
1 tsp
cinnamon
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice

TOPPING

1/4 c
butter, softened
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
shredded coconut
1 c
pecans, chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Crust: Mix butter, flour, and chopped pecans together. Press into a 9 x 13 dish or pan. Bake at 350 degrees until light brown. Cool.
2
Layer #1: Blend cream cheese and Cool Whip together unti smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix well. Spread this over the crust and chill.
3
Layer #2: Combine sweet potatoes, cinnamon, sugar and lemon juice. Mix well and sprad over chilled layer #1.
4
Topping: Mix butter, brown sugar, coconut and pecans. Mix will and spread evenly over layer #2. Set oven on "broil", place in oven about three minutes unti top browns.
5
Note: This is almost like a dessert it is so good! Goes perfect with a baked ham or turkey.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Hashtag: #sweet