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Pecan Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

Pecan Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

The recipe for this luscious souffle was handed down through my husband’s family, and it’s become a tradition for me to serve it during the holidays. Everyone loves it! —Nanci Keatley, Salem, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 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
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2016

"I have made this and it is absolutely delicious, easy and everyone likes the pecans on top."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2015

"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!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2013

"This has been our family's favorite recipe for years. My 10 year old just reminded me not to forget it for Thanksgiving!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2013

"This is a great recipe for fall, including at the Thanksgiving table. The topping makes it special. It is so tasty!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 23, 2013

"This is by far the best sweet potato casserole I have ever had/made. Even people that hate sweet potato casserole enjoyed this! I doubled it and it was a good thing because people had several servings. The topping is amazing! This is officially my go-to recipe."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2013

"We always have this for every holiday dinner! Everyone loves it.. Even the kids get seconds!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2012

"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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"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 REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2010

"My kids raved about this recipe. I will be making this again for years to come."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2010

"I made 10 different sides and this by far was the star. Everyone loved it! A definite must have for every Thanksgiving going forward."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2010

"It got rave reviews at Thanksgiving dinner. It's definitely a keeper!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2010

"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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2010

"Delicious! I made it for this Thanksgiving! It tasted like dessert! Lots of compliments and there were no leftovers :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010 Edited Feb. 7, 2015

"I first made this dish when it came out in Taste of Home in 2006 and everyone LOVED it. So now for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and many dinners throughout the fall and winter this dish is a must have. I did not change anything in the recipe...it's perfect."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2010 Edited Feb. 7, 2015

"I first made this dish when it came out in Taste of Home in 2006 and everyone LOVED it. So now for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and many dinners throughout the fall and winter this dish is a must have. I did not change anything in the recipe...it's perfect."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2010

"The best I've ever tried. No need to look any further for a sweet potato side dish!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2010

"Excellent, everyone in the family loved it."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 20, 2009

"Was the hit of Thanksgiving."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2009

"Made this also but added 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon to the potato

mixture. DELICIOUS!!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2008

"This was DELICIOUS...the hit of Thanksgiving Dinner!"

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