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Mom's Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
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Mom loves sweet potatoes and fixed them often in this creamy, comforting casserole. With its nutty topping, this side dish could almost serve as a dessert. It's a yummy treat! —Sandi Pichon, Memphis, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cold mashed sweet potatoes (prepared without milk or butter)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 366 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 348mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein .

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, butter, salt and vanilla until smooth. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, pecans and flour; cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over potato mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 45-50 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Mom's Sweet Potato Bake in Taste of Home December/January 2000, p35


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angela32 User ID: 3084463 252184
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2016

"Fantastic! I left out the pecans though...."

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snowytrees User ID: 6711334 239352
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"I was hesitant to change my recipe, but I went ahead and tried this one and boy, am I glad I did. These were incredible. Now I'll be making this casserole year round, rather than just for the holidays. Thanks so much for sharing your mom's delicious recipe, Sandi. Merry Christmas!"

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Ilovematty User ID: 8607813 238243
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"5 stars though I may add another potato to make the deliciousness go further!"

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s_pants User ID: 174050 238209
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"So delicious and easy!"

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Raynebow68 User ID: 6265013 238146
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2015

"I get big-eyed begs that I bring this every Thanksgiving, it's that good. I use garnets for their gorgeous color."

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 237036
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2015

"I had some left over sweet potatoes that I had baked. I searched TOH and found this recipe. It was very tasty. I did add more pecans, because I love pecans. I am going to double the recipe for Thanksgiving."

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Toupoe User ID: 1891088 236361
Reviewed Nov. 4, 2015

"One word GREAT"

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bessiebell User ID: 6390314 221823
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015

"Wonderful recipe, love the topping."

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sedelligatti User ID: 5692759 26220
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2014

"This was a hit at my Thanksgiving! Very easy to make. I prepped it in the morning, and threw it in the oven as soon as the turkey came out."

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pharm1640 User ID: 1008559 73460
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2014

"This was the second year I have made this for Thanksgiving and again it was a HUGE success. The only thing I do differently is add marshmallows 15 minutes before end of baking time. Everyone loves this dish!"

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