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Mom's Sweet Potato Bake

 Mom's Sweet Potato Bake
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
8-10 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min.

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 366 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.