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Susan's Sweet Potato Casserole

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"My mother-in-law's amazing sweet potato casserole recipe has everyone demanding them every year. We made a few slight modifications to make it a little less sweet so my husband could have marshmallows on top."
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1 h 15 m servings 360
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 9-inch dish)


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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Beat mashed sweet potato, white sugar, eggs, milk, 3 tablespoons melted butter, vanilla extract, and salt together in a large bowl until smooth; spread ito a 9-inch square baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until firmly set, about 45 minutes.
  4. Mix chopped pecans, brown sugar, flour, and 1/4 cup melted butter together in a bowl until dry ingredients are evenly moistened; spread evenly over the sweet potato mixture and top with marshmallows.
  5. Return dish to oven and bake until marshmallows are lightly browned, about 15 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Use any type of chopped nuts, though pecan is best.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 360 calories; 14.4 56.5 4.1 49 202 Full nutrition

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This tasted so good! My husband, who normally doesn't comment on food, said it was really good after the first bite then said it again a few bites later. When he was finished eating dinner he sa...