Sweet Potato casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

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Cathie Valentine


This is a casserole that has been served at holiday meals since I was a young girl.


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30 Min
30 Min


  • 3 c
    sweet potatoes,mashed (about 4 large potatoes)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
    melted margarine
  • **TOPPING**

  • 1 c
    brown sugar, light
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    melted margarine
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make Sweet Potato casserole


  1. Boil sweet potatoes in a large pot of boiling water. When tender, remove and peel off skin. Mash 3 cups of potatoes and place in a large bowl. Add vanilla, milk, sugar, eggs, and margarine and mix thoroughly. Place in a greased casserole dish.
  2. Mix the topping ingredients together in a small bowl. Sprinkle on top of the sweet potato casserole. Bake at 325* for 30 minutes.
  3. note--you can use canned yams if you do not have access to fresh potatoes. 2 cans equal 3 cups of sweet potatoes.

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About Sweet Potato casserole

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids
Hashtag: #holiday meals

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