Mom's Sweet Potato Bake

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Mom loves sweet potatoes and fixed them often in this creamy, comforting casserole. With its nutty topping, this side dish could almost serve as a dessert. It's a yummy treat!

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes (without added milk and butter)

  • 1 cup sugar

  • ½ cup milk

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine, softened

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

TOPPING:

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup chopped pecans

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tablespoons cold butter or margarine

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat sweet potatoes, sugar, milk, butter, eggs, salt and vanilla until smooth. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, pecans and flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over potato mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown.