LAURA'S SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Ellen Bales

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@Starwriter

Given to me by my sister-in-law, Laura Gwaltney. Our family's Christmas wouldn't be the same without this delicious dish! Guaranteed to disappear quickly.


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Serves:

12-15

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 c
mashed sweet potatoes (about 8 med. potatoes)
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
white sugar
2
eggs
1/3 c
butter, melted

TOPPING:

1 c
brown sugar
1 c
coconut, shredded
1 c
pecans, in pieces
1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
butter, cold

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add sweet potatoes. Cook about 40 minutes or until done; drain and peel.
2
Mash with electric mixer until fairly smooth. Mix first five ingredients together and place into a 9x13-in. baking pan.
3
Mix topping ingredients together and cut in the butter.
4
Sprinkle on top of potatoes and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
5
Serve with turkey, ham, chicken, pork, whatever you like. Makes a wonderful holiday dish!
6
My sister-in-law, Laura Lee Gwaltney, who shared this recipe with me. Every year at Christmas she makes this for our large family and there is never a spoonful left over.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtags: #sweet, #treat