This casserole is easy to make but absolutely delicious. Even guests who hate sweet potatoes love this dish!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 9x13-inch baking dish
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Casserole:
Topping:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Whisk yams, eggs, 1/2 cup butter, white sugar, coconut, milk, and vanilla together in a bowl until smooth; pour into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  • Stir pecans, brown sugar, butter, and flour together in a separate bowl until crumbly; sprinkle over the yam mixture.

  • Bake in preheated oven until the topping is slightly browned, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

282 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 27g; fat 19.1g; cholesterol 54.1mg; sodium 97.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (11)

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Rating: 5 stars
11/28/2014
Delicious. Brought to a family members thanksgiving gathering. Everyone commented on how good these were--even the hostess who doesn't eat sweet potatoes! I added 1teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/28/2014
Delicious. Brought to a family members thanksgiving gathering. Everyone commented on how good these were--even the hostess who doesn't eat sweet potatoes! I added 1teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/29/2013
This is as the title says the best sweet potato casserole. Good hot or cold. This is good enough for dessert. A real keeper of a recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/29/2016
Cooked freak yams and used almond milk. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/29/2019
I will definitely be making this again! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2016
Made this today for Thanksgiving 2016. Absolutely Awesome. 5 stars! I added 1 TBL of cinnamon and 1/4 top of nutmeg. It's definitely a keeper. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/28/2016
Love this! I was looking for a recipe like the one they make around where I grew up and this is almost as good. I left out the coconut though. I've made this several times now and have been told that it is excellent. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
11/25/2017
Best sweet potatoes ever! I baked the potatoes and then peeled them. I used half & half instead of milk. Everyone gave my casserole rave reviews. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2014
Heavenly. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
05/26/2014
Added 1tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg and 1/2 tsp salt Read More
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