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Nutty Sweet Potato Bake Recipe

Even people who say they don't like traditional sweet potato dishes come back for more of this yummy casserole.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 55 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 6 cups cubed cooked sweet potatoes or 2 cans (40 ounces each) cut yams, drained
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat eggs. Add the sugar, milk and butter; mix well. Add sweet potatoes and stir gently. Pour into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. For topping, combine flour and sugar in a small bowl. Stir in butter and pecans. Sprinkle over sweet potatoes. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 55-65 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 336 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 122mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.

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Charmedgirl User ID: 4941514 19154
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2013

"I made this for Thanksgiving and my family loved it. I added a tsp. of vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. I also added 2/3-3/4 cup of eggnog. I'll definitely be making this again for Christmas."

inlight77 User ID: 1550804 21238
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2013

"I made this one Thanksgiving, and now it is always requested. A delicious recipe, and really more like dessert."

nramsey User ID: 3436141 22640
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"I have made this for a few family gatherings and it is always very popular. I use canned yams which makes it incredibly quick and easy."

devajackson User ID: 6115529 49377
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2011

"What a wonderful recipe! I had most of the ingredients in my cupboard. I substituted ground flax seed for nuts and added almond extract,vanilla extract, cinnamon, and nutmeg. My daughter and I had it for brunch."

janells User ID: 1063785 202233
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2010

"I am so glad to find this recipe. My Son loves it and has it for breakfast. My Daughter even likes it and she hates almost everything. Great Job"

syoung6987 User ID: 4221144 46620
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2009

"I am so glad to find this recipe. I had used this recipe years ago but lost it. Everyone loves it. Thank you so much"

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