Praline Sweet Potato Casserole

6
Fran Miller

By
@TchrLdy71

This is a true Southern recipe, right from the heart of Dixie. Miss Mary says she doubles the recipe for big family dinners and bakes it in a 13 x 9" baking dish. I'll post the smaller recipe that uses a 1 1/2 quart casserole dish and let you decide how much you need to make. =^..^=

Shhh... There's a Top Secret shortcut in Step 2, if you're in a rush. Then you just have to make & add the topping before baking. Remember, it's our little secret...

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 stick
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 3
    cooked sweet potatoes, about the size for 1 cup each (**see the top secret note in step 2.)
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • FOR THE TOPPING:

  • 1/3 stick
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans (& a few pecan halves for decorating, optional)

How to Make Praline Sweet Potato Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 1 1/2 qt. casserole dish with cooking spray.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter. Next, add & lightly mash the sweet potatoes with the mixer beaters. Then add the sugar, beaten eggs, salt, milk, and vanilla extract and beat with the mixer until well-blended. Spoon into the prepared casserole dish.

    TOP SECRET: If you're rushed for time, buy a 32 oz. microwavable container of sweet potatoes and spoon into the casserole dish, then add the topping. We won't tell! =^..^=
  3. For the topping, in a medium microwave-safe bowl, melt the butter. Then add the brown sugar, flour, & chopped pecans and mix together with a fork.
  4. Pour or spoon the topping over the sweet potato mixture...
  5. ...and spread evenly. I usually also toss a few pecan halves on top, just for "pretty." (They are in the next photo.)
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 35 minutes. The topping should be golden brown.
  7. NOTE: The 15 minutes of prep time listed above doesn't include cooking the sweet potatoes before beginning the recipe.

Printable Recipe Card

About Praline Sweet Potato Casserole

Course/Dish: Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Cheesy Green Bean Casserole

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Easy, classic green bean casserole recipe you need for every holiday. Click here for the Cheesy Green Bean Casserole recipe!

Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Once you try these cheesy bacon baked brussels sprouts, you'll never eat them a different way again! Click here for the Cheesy Bacon Baked Brussels Sprouts recipe!

Feast On Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Feast on Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew

Whether you're getting ready to prepare your 20th Thanksgiving meal or your first, there's always anxiety. Will the turkey cook properly? Will the sides all come out warm? What recipes...