Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping

Women's Table

By
@ORHSfriends

Barbara brought this delightful casserole to our Women's Table Thanksgiving Gathering. Needless to say, there were no leftovers of this dish. This is a great traditional Thanksgiving recipe.


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Rating:

Serves:

10-12

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

SWEET POTATOES

3 c
canned sweet potatoes, drained
1/2 c
melted butter
1/3 c
milk
3/4 c
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
2
beaten eggs
1 pinch
salt to taste

TOPPING

5 Tbsp
melted butter
2/3 c
brown sugar
2/3 c
flour
1 c
pecan pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350°F. Mash the sweet potatoes and add the melted butter, milk, sugar, vanilla, beaten eggs, and a pinch of salt. Stir until well mixed. Pour into a shallow 2 1/2-quart baking dish.
2
For the topping, combine the butter, brown sugar, flour, and pecan pieces in a small bowl, using your fingers to create moist crumbs. Sprinkle generously over the casserole. Bake for 25-35 minutes, until the edges pull away from the sides of the pan and the top is golden brown. Let stand to cool and solidify for a few minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Heirloom