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Southern Sweet Potato Casserole With Crunchy Pecan Topping

by Nellie

If you are looking for an awesome sweet potato casserole for the holidays look no further! This side dish will be the star of the show!

Thanksgiving is such a fun time to cook classic dishes, you have your green beans, potatoes, and of course your sweet potato casserole. I am so excited to share this recipe with you today because it will likely be a favorite for years to come.

What is your favorite Thanksgiving side dish? I have so many but this one is absolutely one of my favorites! It is hands down the best sweet potato casserole recipe. It’s the great addition to all of your holiday dinners.

The creamy sweet potatoes is a great addition to your thanksgiving dinner. Your thanksgiving table will be so happy to have this great recipe.

What ingredients are needed for this easy sweet potato casserole with a pecan topping?

5 lbs large sweet potatoes – boiled, drained, mashed

4 tablespoons no salt butter, melted

1 cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup heavy cream

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon salt

2 eggs

Topping ingredients:

1 cup brown sugar, packed

1 cup pecans, chopped

½ cup flour

4 tablespoons no salt butter, room temperature

½ teaspoon salt

This will be the highlight of your holiday meal or any special occasion really. In this recipe you don’t need a marshmallow topping, maple syrup or orange zest for this classic sweet potato casserole recipe. It’s one of those easy recipes that will make your taste buds happy!

Grab your fresh sweet potatoes, potato masher, large mixing bowl and you casserole dish and get ready to make this easy recipe for the holiday season! It’s the perfect side dish super simple ingredients. The crunchy pecans and brown sugar streusel crunchy topping with make this recipe one of the family favorites.

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole With Crunchy Pecan Topping
Yield: 6-8 servings

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole With Crunchy Pecan Topping

This delicious southern sweet potato casserole is so great for holiday dinners!

Ingredients

  • 5 lbs sweet potatoes - boiled, drained, mashed
  • 4 tablespoons no salt butter, melted
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ cup flour
  • 4 tablespoons no salt butter, room tempurature
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare a baking dish with nonstick spray
  2. In a large bowl mix mashed sweet potatoes, melted butter, brown sugar, heavy cream, vanilla, salt, and eggs until well combined
  3. Pour into baking dish
  4. Combine all topping ingredients until crumbly and sprinkle evenly over the potato mixture
  5. Bake 35-45 minutes until set and browning on top

Nutrition Information

Yield

10

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 516Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 57mgSodium 5521mgCarbohydrates 90gFiber 9gSugar 51gProtein 8g

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