Sweet Potato and Date Casserole

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"The sweetness of dates goes hand in hand with the smoothness of sweet potatoes and the crunchy topping. Get good quality dates, it makes a big difference. Popular dish at Thanksgiving and never any leftovers!"
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50 m servings 780 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 780 kcal
  • 39%
  • Fat:
  • 46.5 g
  • 71%
  • Carbs:
  • 86.2g
  • 28%
  • Protein:
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 157 mg
  • 52%
  • Sodium:
  • 291 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Spray a 2-quart baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. Stir sweet potatoes, dates, 3/4 cup brown sugar, eggs, 1/2 cup melted butter, cream, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl until thoroughly combined. Spread the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until hot, about 20 minutes.
  4. Mix granola cereal, 1/2 cup brown sugar, pecans, and flour in a bowl until the mixture is crumbly; pour 1/3 cup melted butter into granola mixture and stir to combine. Sprinkle the granola topping over the sweet potatoes.
  5. Bake until topping is lightly golden brown, about 15 more minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can used canned sweet potatoes to cut back on prep time. Additionally, you can substitute skim milk for cream to reduce the calories and fat content.


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Dates and sweet potatoes Do go great together. I skipped the sugar, and added a few more dates, skipped the heavy cream and granola and it was still delish! Simple and not too sweet. Surprised ...

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