Sweet Potato and Date Casserole Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 50 mins

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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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  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.
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Footnotes

  • 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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Nov 22, 2012

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 there are not more recipes combining these 2 flavors.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 780 kcal
  • 39%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 86.2 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol
  • 165 mg
  • 55%
  • Fat
  • 46.5 g
  • 71%
  • Fiber
  • 6.4 g
  • 26%
  • Protein
  • 9.7 g
  • 19%
  • Sodium
  • 291 mg
  • 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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