LAURA'S SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE

Ellen Bales

By
@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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

Step-By-Step

1Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add sweet potatoes. Cook about 40 minutes or until done; drain and peel.
2Mash with electric mixer until fairly smooth. Mix first five ingredients together and place into a 9x13-in. baking pan.
3Mix topping ingredients together and cut in the butter.
4Sprinkle on top of potatoes and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
5Serve with turkey, ham, chicken, pork, whatever you like. Makes a wonderful holiday dish!
6My 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