Kay's Sweet Tater Torte

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Schelley Brown Francis

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@SchelleyBFrancis

This recipe is from my sister Lauri Stahl. Her sister-in-law Kay Stahl is the one that introduced us to it first. It is always a holiday favorite.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    sifted, all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    chopped, pecans
  • LAYER #1

  • 8 oz
    pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 4 1/2 oz
    cool whip
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • LAYER #2

  • 3 c
    cooked, mashed sweet potatoes or yams
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    lemon juice
  • TOPPING

  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    shredded coconut
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make Kay's Sweet Tater Torte

Step-by-Step

  1. Crust: Mix butter, flour, and chopped pecans together. Press into a 9 x 13 dish or pan. Bake at 350 degrees until light brown. Cool.
  2. Layer #1: Blend cream cheese and Cool Whip together unti smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla and mix well. Spread this over the crust and chill.
  3. Layer #2: Combine sweet potatoes, cinnamon, sugar and lemon juice. Mix well and sprad over chilled layer #1.
  4. Topping: Mix butter, brown sugar, coconut and pecans. Mix will and spread evenly over layer #2. Set oven on "broil", place in oven about three minutes unti top browns.
  5. Note: This is almost like a dessert it is so good! Goes perfect with a baked ham or turkey.

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About Kay's Sweet Tater Torte

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Hashtag: #sweet




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