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sweet potato casserole from bbetts for thanksgiving

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Al Smith
hamilton , AL

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.

(1 rating)
yield 7 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 40 Min

Ingredients For sweet potato casserole from bbetts for thanksgiving

  • MIX
  • 2 md
    sweet potatoes
  • 3 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 lg
    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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