Grandma's Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without this recipe! We could do without the turkey, but not grandma's sweet potato casserole. Believe me, you will love this! It's like eating a dessert. Everywhere I take it, I'm asked for the recipe. Enjoy!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
12 servings


Potato Mixture:

  • 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ cup milk

  • stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces and softened

  • 2 large eggs, slightly beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup shredded coconut

  • stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces and softened


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish.

  2. Mix mashed sweet potatoes, white sugar, milk, butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt together; transfer potato mixture to the prepared baking dish.

  3. Mix brown sugar and flour for topping together in a large bowl. Add pecans, coconut, and butter; mix until well combined. Sprinkle over the casserole.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until topping is golden brown, about 25 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You can use 1 large can of Bruce's(R) yams, warmed and then mashed in place of mashed, cooked sweet potatoes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
18g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 9g 43%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 121mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 141mg 3%

* 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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