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Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Rated as 4.88 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy sweet potatoes are treated to a brown-sugar-and-pecan topping in this pared-down casserole. I like to double the recipe for my company's Thanksgiving potluck, Tina Browning writes from Lehigh Acres, Florida. Everyone loves it."
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55 m servings
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Place sweet potato in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until tender. Drain. Place potato in a bowl; mash. Stir in the sugar, milk, egg, butter and vanilla until blended. Transfer to a 3-cup baking dish coated with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over sweet potato mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 25-30 minutes or until heated through.


  • Nutritional Analysis: 1 cup (prepared with sugar-substitute, fat-free milk, 2 tablespoons pecans and reduced-fat butter) equals 273 calories, 16 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 90 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 6 g protein.


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I upped the recipe to serve 12 for a Thanksgiving potluck. Results were great and the host and hostess were more than happy to keep the little that was left!

Most helpful critical review

This was just ok, it may just be me though. This is the first sweet potato casserole I've ever had and wasn't sure if I was going to like it because I'm not a sweet potato fan. But since this ...

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I upped the recipe to serve 12 for a Thanksgiving potluck. Results were great and the host and hostess were more than happy to keep the little that was left!

Iam not the lover of sweet potato but this recipe help me change my mind, I have past it on.

I tasted this at a Thanksgiving dinner put on by mys son's church last year. The chef was a retired restaurant owner and her sweet potatoes were the best I'd ever tasted! She was supposed to giv...

I have made this recipe at least 3 times now and love it so much that we are having it for Xmas dinner. Even my family members who don't have a sweet tooth love it. I have a sweet tooth and pa...

These are great Sweet Potato's for the holidays. I have even used mini pumpkins as baking dish and stuffed them with this recipe for little individual sevings or used a large pumpkin as the bak...

And I don't even like sweet potatoes!

Loved it! First time I tried making it myself and this recipe is a keeper! I didnt have enough vanilla so I threw in a dash of mapline praline. Worked great! Easy, quick and came out better then...

Perfect for 2 people - other than 2 tablespoon egg. Don't over mash the potatoes like I did because then the consistency is like baby food. I used Lactaid milk instead of 2% since my husband is ...

This recipe was a hit with the whole family! I had a hard time finding pecans so instead i used a salad topping mixture of cranberries and pecans! It was awesome! I also added a bit of brown sug...