Sweet Potato Praline Casserole

Carol Matthias


We've made this every Thanksgiving for years! It is rich and sweet -- even the kids love it. And you can prep most of it the day before.

★★★★★ 2 votes
45 Min
45 Min


1 c
all purpose flour
2/3 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/3 c
pecans, in pieces
1/4 c
butter, softened
1/2 tsp
cinnamon, ground
2 1/2 lb
sweet potatoes
1/2 c
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
egg, lightly beaten
1/2 c
half and half

How to Make Sweet Potato Praline Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Lightly butter a 2 quart casserole dish.
  • 3Place first 5 ingredients in a zip top baggie. Use your fingers to mash butter into the other ingredients until uniform. Set aside (can refrigerate day before making casserole).
  • 4Peel and halve the potatoes. Place in pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil, then cover and reduce the heat to a simmer for 30 minutes or until tender when pierced with a fork. Drain and mash (can refrigerate day before making casserole).
  • 5Stir in 1 cup of sugar/butter topping mix, sugar, vanilla, egg and half and half. Spoon into the buttered casserole dish; top with remaining topping.
  • 6Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Cover with foil if topping starts to brown too much.

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About Sweet Potato Praline Casserole

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