Cooking Simple: Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole is a southern classic. With a rich, buttery taste and crunchy topping, this sweet potato casserole recipe makes a perfect side dish or even a dessert.

Ingredients: Makes 8-10 Servings

Potato Mixture:

  • Approximately 4-5 medium sized
    sweet potatoes (enough for 3 Cups mashed)
  • 1 stick of butter, softened
  • 1 Cup of Sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 Cup Evaporated Milk (or Half and Half)

Topping:

  • 1/2 Stick of Butter
  • 1 Cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Chopped Pecans

Directions:

  1. Boil unpeeled, whole sweet potatoes until soft
  2. Peel and mash sweet potatoes
  3. Preheat oven to 350°
  4. Mix first 6 ingredients until well blended
  5. Pour mixture into a buttered baking dish (approx. 10″ x 10″)
  6. Mix topping ingredients until crumbly (do not melt butter)
  7. Sprinkle crumbled topping mixture on top of potato mixture
    Optional: Pecan halves may be added to topping for appearance
  8. Bake at 350° for approx. 30 minutes until topping is brown
  9. Remove from oven
  10. Allow to cool slightly before serving
  11. Enjoy!