Grandma Carol's Southern Sweet Potato Casserole

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The best sweet potato casserole ever! This recipe was handed down to me by my mother-in-law. I get so many compliments on this dish and so many requests for this recipe. This really makes me look forward to Thanksgiving! You can use whatever chopped nuts you prefer.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
15
Yield:
15 servings

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 4 (15.5 ounce) cans mashed sweet potatoes

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter, softened

  • ½ cup milk

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping:

  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • ½ cup butter, softened

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Stir mashed sweet potatoes, white sugar, 1/2 cup butter, milk, eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla together in a large bowl until smooth; transfer to a casserole dish.

  3. Mix brown sugar, pecans, coconut, and 1/2 cup butter in a bowl; spread atop the filling.

  4. Bake casserole in preheated oven until topping is golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

449 Calories
20g Fat
67g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 449
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 67g 24%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 44g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 350mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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