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This Sweet Potato Casserole is a classic holiday side dish topped with brown sugar and pecans. A must have at our family gatherings!
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Sweet Potato Casserole

Course Side
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12


  • 5 cups sweet potatoes 5-6 medium sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1/2 cup butter 1 stick, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs


  • 1/3 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Peel, cut (the smaller the chunk the quicker they will cook) and boil the sweet potatoes until soft.
  • Mash the potatoes and add the butter, sugar, vanilla, milk and eggs; stir together.
  • Pour into a buttered baking dish (10"x10" or 9"X13").
  • Mix the topping together until course and sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until the topping is slightly brown.