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Coconut-Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Coconut-Pecan Sweet Potatoes Recipe

These delicious sweet potatoes cook effortlessly in the slow cooker so you can tend to other things. Coconut gives this classic dish a new, mouthwatering flavor. —Raquel Haggard, Edmond, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 4 hours YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 4 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 medium), peeled and cut into 1-in. pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; stir in melted butter. Place sweet potatoes in a 5-qt. slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle with pecan mixture.
  • 2. Cook, covered, on low 4 to 4-1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender. Stir in extracts. Yield: 12 servings (2/3 cup each).
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup equals 211 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 103 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Coconut-Pecan Sweet Potatoes

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Delicious! We loved them so much at Thanksgiving, that I am making them for Christmas!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 26, 2012

"Absolutely delicious! It's our new favorite. Tastes almost like dessert :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2012

"My husband loves this recipe. He is the king of junk food, but loved the flavor in this dish, and I loved that it had way less fat and calories than traditional sweet potato casseroles. Will definitely be making this part of our recipe rotations!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2011

"my family loves sweet potatoes, so I have tried many recipes over the years. This one is by far The Best!

I definately will make this recipe again-it is a keeper-not just for the holidays, but for everyday use"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2011

"I do not care for sweet potatoes but had to have two helpings of these. I looked forward to them as leftover too!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2011

"My husband loved these sweet potatoes! They're sweet, without being overly so, and the coconut and pecans complement the potatoes well."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2011

"These were REMARKABLE!!! My guests slurped this dish down faster than the several others I made. The tastes are very delicious, sweet, and savory! Over 8 different people asked me for this recipe. This dish is in my permanent file!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2010

"Liked the flavors alot. Did not like the coconut so I will omit it the next time I make this. Otherwise a good recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"This recipe is very delicious and easy. Members of the family that will not eat sweet potatoes raved about these!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2010

"sorry the board is a bit crazy today, I tried to fix the recipe didin't work so here it is again

Sinfully Rich Sweet Potatoes Casserole

List of Ingredients

3 cups mashed sweet potatoes or 2 large cans yams
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs beaten
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup butter melted
********************************************************
1 cup coconut
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup pecans chopped
1/3 cup butter, melted

Recipe


Mix together the first 5 ingredients in the mixer and place into a greased casserole. Set aside

Mix in the mixer the last 4 ingredients to make the topping mixture.

Put a layer of potatoes in the corning ware, a layer of topping, repeat, finish with the topping

Bake at 375 degrees till topping is browned.
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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2010

this is my recipe for the sweet potatoes, don't use the crockpot cause it is so easy to make using canned potatoes. Sinfully Rich Sweet Potatoes Casserole List of Ingredients 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes or 2 large cans yams 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs beaten 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter melted ******************************************************** 1 cup coconut 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup pecans chopped 1/3 cup butter, melted Recipe Mix together the first 5 ingredients in the mixer and place into a greased casserole. Set aside Mix in the mixer the last 4 ingredients to make the topping mixture. Put a layer of potatoes in the corning ware, a layer of topping, repeat, finish with the topping Bake at 375 degrees till topping is browned.
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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"I didn't see any recipe all I saw is someone wanting to sell me a magazine which I am not interested.  I bought these books for years until they started putting in all kinds of ads. I wanted the recipe for the coconut pecan sweet potatoes"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2010

"Awesome and super easy!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2009

"I love this recipe! I've made these sweet potatoes a few times now and can't get enough of them! Highly recommended as they are super easy; just throw everything in the crock pot!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2009

"Delicious flavors!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 14, 2009

"Cover and cook on low for 4 hours or until potatoes are tender. Stir in extracts."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 5, 2009

"When do you put in the vanilla and coconut extract?"

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