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My family begs me to make this creamy baked dish every Thanksgiving and Christmas. What makes it so good is the pecan topping! Try it and I'm sure it will become your new tradition!

Recipe Summary

cook:
30 mins
total:
1 hr
prep:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.

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  • In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, white sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth. Transfer to a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  • In medium bowl, mix the brown sugar and flour. Cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in the pecans. Sprinkle the mixture over the sweet potato mixture.

  • Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until the topping is lightly brown.

Editor's Note:

The Allrecipes magazine team, in preparing this recipe, came upon some alterations for this dish leading to a version they preferred, which is shared in the October/November 2014 issue. If you do not have that issue available to you, just triple the measures of the potato mixture ingredients above while leaving the topping measures as they are listed.

Nutrition Facts

226 calories; protein 2.9g; carbohydrates 30.1g; fat 11.1g; cholesterol 49.6mg; sodium 187.5mg. Full Nutrition
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