Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping Recipe

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The spices in this casserole give it a true fall flavor. The pecan topping provides texture and sweetness to the sweet potatoes.
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Ingredients
  • 4 large sweet potatoes (approx. 2 1/2 to 3 lbs.)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 eggs - beaten
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter - melted
Container: 1 1/2 quart casserole dish
Directions
PREP
45 mins
COOK
1 hr
READY IN
1.75 hrs
  • Preheat the oven to 350° F. Butter the bottom and sides of the casserole dish. Set a side.
  • Peel and cut up the sweet potatoes into large chunks. Place in a saucepan with salted water.
  • Bring the water to a boil over medium high heat, cover, and then turn down to medium low heat. Boil for 20 to 25 minutes or just until tender when poked with a fork.
  • Drain the water off the sweet potatoes and then place them in large bowl. Mash the potatoes with a large spoon or a potato masher.
  • Add the white sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and beaten eggs. Stir until mixed evenly.
  • Pour the sweet potatoes into the buttered casserole dish.
  • Mix the pecans, flour, 1/3 cup of brown sugar, and melted butter together in a separate bowl. Sprinkle on top of the sweet potatoes.
  • Place the sweet potatoes in the preheated oven. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes.
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    CountryGirlAtHeart User
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    "I have made these for the last two years for Thanksgiving. This sweet potato casserole is the best. I got lots of compliments again this year. I think it will be a traditional dish at our house for Thanksgiving."
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    "I made this recipe last weekend and it we loved it. It has a great sweet potatoes flavor and the sweet crips topping is delicious!"
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