This recipe was given from a friend of mine. She has been using this recipe for 10-plus years. It is absolutely easy. Great for Thanksgiving or for any time of the year. Let the casserole cool and serve with whipped topping.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 8-inch dish
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Yams:
Topping:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square baking dish.

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  • Put yams in a microwave safe bowl; heat in the microwave oven until softened, about 75 seconds.

  • Transfer cooked yams to a large mixing bowl; add white sugar, milk, 1/2 cup butter, and eggs and beat with a hand mixer until smooth. Pour the yam mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  • Mix brown sugar, pecans, 1/2 cup butter, and flour together in a bowl with a wooden spoon until crumbly, sprinkle over the yam mixture to cover.

  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

821 calories; protein 6.8g 14% DV; carbohydrates 100g 32% DV; fat 46.4g 71% DV; cholesterol 145.4mg 49% DV; sodium 300.8mg 12% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2019
Rave reviews every time I make it! Almost a dessert disguised as a side dish but so delicious. I make it at Thanksgiving as well as Christmas. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
11/29/2019
It tasted good but was more like a soup than what I am used to. Read More
5 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
01/06/2019
I made this on Thanksgiving. Everybody seemed to love them. Thank you. Read More
Rating: 1 stars
04/17/2015
This recipe after being baked was mushy with way too much butter floating throughout the yams. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/02/2019
Rave reviews every time I make it! Almost a dessert disguised as a side dish but so delicious. I make it at Thanksgiving as well as Christmas. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
11/29/2019
It tasted good but was more like a soup than what I am used to. Read More