Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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Diana Collins


This was originally introduced to our holiday menu by my sister and was an instant success, quickly to become a tradition at holiday meals. I submitted the recipe to a fund-raising group for a cookbook (with my sister's name on it - I promise it's true) but her name was left out when published and my name was on it as contributor. I bought the cookbooks for family members and when my sister saw her recipe with my name on it, needless to say my sister never let me live it down.


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30 Min
35 Min


  • 3-4 med.
    sweet potatoes (or large can of yams)
  • 1/2 c
    butter or margerine, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
    eggs, well beaten

  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    butter or margerine, melted
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Sweet Potato Casserole


  1. Boil sweet potatoes until tender enough to mash or drain large can of yams and mash until smooth.
  2. Add softened butter, sugar, milk, vanilla, cinnamon and beaten eggs. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Spray a casserole dish with non-stick spray and pour in mixture, smooth top flat.
  4. In separate bowl, thoroughly mix pecans, cinnamon, melted butter, brown sugar and flour for topping. The mixture is very crumbly.
  5. Crumble topping over sweet potato mixture.
  6. Bake at 350º for 25-35 minutes.

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About Sweet Potato Casserole

Course/Dish: Potatoes, Side Casseroles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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