Casseroles

Sweet Potato Casserole

Dessert or casserole? I think it depends who you ask. I think you could eat this luscious Sweet Potato Casserole either as a side dish or as a dessert. It reminds me a little of a cross between a pecan pie and a pumpkin pie. It’s definitely indulgent!

Sweet Potato Casserole - This simple Thanksgiving side dish is dessert-like! The filling is creamy and sweet and the topping adds an extra bit of flavour and crunch. 

Even people who hate sweet potatoes will enjoy this easy recipe. I couldn’t stop thinking about the leftovers in my fridge and had to help myself to an extra serving.

Sweet Potato Casserole - This simple Thanksgiving side dish is dessert-like! The filling is creamy and sweet and the topping adds an extra bit of flavour and crunch. 

Thanksgiving is past here in Canada, but I know it’s still coming up for my USA friends. I highly recommend you add this dish to your Thanksgiving spread. I bet it will be gobbled up faster than you can say “turkey”!

The filling is creamy and sweet and the topping adds an extra bit of flavour and crunch. I know once you try it, you’ll want to make it again and again.

Are you a fan of sweet potatoes?

Sweet Potato Casserole - This simple Thanksgiving side dish is dessert-like! The filling is creamy and sweet and the topping adds an extra bit of flavour and crunch. 

Yield: 8

Sweet Potato Casserole

This simple Thanksgiving side dish is dessert-like! The filling is creamy and sweet and the topping adds an extra bit of flavour and crunch.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Topping:

  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together sweet potatoes, brown sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla, butter, coconut and salt. Spread evenly in a 9×13 baking pan.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, brown sugar, butter and pecans until a crumbly consistency. Spread evenly over sweet potato mixture.
  4. Bake for 35 minutes. Serve hot.

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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