Sweet Potato Casserole from BBetts for Thanksgiving

Al Smith


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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1 Hr
40 Min


  • 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

  • 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

How to Make Sweet Potato Casserole from BBetts for Thanksgiving


  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.

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About Sweet Potato Casserole from BBetts for Thanksgiving

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

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