Pecan Sweet Potato Bake Recipe
- 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
- 1/4 cup butter, softened
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients; beat until light and fluffy. Transfer to a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish.
- 2. For topping, combine the brown sugar and flour in a small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Fold in pecans. Sprinkle over sweet potato mixture.
- 3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 6-8 servings.
3/4 cup: 419 calories, 19g fat (8g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 194mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.
Reviews for Pecan Sweet Potato Bake
"YUM! I decided to switch up our holiday sweet potatoes and tried this. It was SO good! It went great with our turkey! I added a bit more topping for some extra crunch. Perfect!"
"This is really good, like dessert! Doubled the topping to get even better cover"
"I have made this and it is absolutely delicious, easy and everyone likes the pecans on top."
"Great recipe, and so easy! I wanted a change from candied yams this Thanksgiving, and this was a hit! I'll definitely be making this again!"
"This has been our family's favorite recipe for years. My 10 year old just reminded me not to forget it for Thanksgiving!"
"This is a great recipe for fall, including at the Thanksgiving table. The topping makes it special. It is so tasty!"
"This is wonderful! Even people who claim not to like sweet potatoes come back for seconds. I always serve this during the holidays since coming across this recipe a few years ago. My kids are always asking for it, it's their favorite dish on Thanksgiving Day."
"This is the best sweet potato recipe ever. Much better than cinnamon sweet potato's. My sister insisted she hates sweet potato's and finally tried these and ate half the dish. I am asked to make two of these next year for Thanksgiving."
"My kids raved about this recipe. I will be making this again for years to come."
"I made 10 different sides and this by far was the star. Everyone loved it! A definite must have for every Thanksgiving going forward."
"Everyone loved it, even my husband who says he doesn't like sweet potatoes. A friend was suppose to give me her recipe, but never did. Won't need hers anymore!!! I forgot to put in the vanilla and it was still good. Put some in the next day when I reheated it. Very easy to make. Will make again. Thanks Nanci for such a good recipe."
"The best I've ever tried. No need to look any further for a sweet potato side dish!"
"Excellent, everyone in the family loved it."
"Was the hit of Thanksgiving."
"Made this also but added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to the potatomixture. DELICIOUS!!!"