"Good Sweet Potato Casserole" uses basic ingredients to create an amazing side dish. The sweet potatoes are whipped together with lots of buttery sweet goodness and topped with a lovely pecan crumble. This casserole can be made ahead of time and then baked until the nuts are lightly brown, the edges are bubbling, and your kitchen smells like heaven.
For the casserole:
3 cups cooked mashed sweet potatoes*
3/4 cups white sugar
3/4 stick melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
For the topping:
1/3 cup flour
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 melted butter
1 cup chopped pecans
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Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Butter your favorite 2 quart casserole dish.
Beat together mashed sweet potatoes, sugar, melted butter, eggs, vanilla, and cinnamon.
Place sweet potato mixture in buttered casserole.
Sprinkle the pecan topping over the sweet potato mixture.
Bake uncovered for 35-40 minutes or until the nuts are slightly browned, the edges are bubbly, and your kitchen smells like heaven.
*Wash sweet potatoes, poke them with a fork, place them on a tinfoil lined baking sheet, and bake them at 400 degrees for about 45 minutes or until soft. Then cool completely, peel, and mash.