A Sweet Potato Casserole That's a Snap

sweet potato casserole recipe
Serve up this simple sweet potato casserole for the holidays.

Stressing over your holiday menu? (Hello, Thanksgiving's coming up a lot faster than you'd like to admit.) Serve up this easy, homemade sweet potato casserole for a side dish even your in-laws will love:

What You'll Need:

For the Sweet Potato Filling:

  • 2 15-ounce cans cut sweet potatoes, drained (or 3 cups)
  • 1 stick of butter (8 tablespoons), melted
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • Pinch of salt

For the Pecan Crumble:

  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 stick of butter (4 tablespoons), melted

sweet potato casserole recipe

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl add the drained sweet potatoes and mash well using the back of a fork or potato-masher. Whisk in the melted butter, sugar, half-and-half, eggs, vanilla extract, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt, then whisk until smooth.

sweet potato casserole recipe

Step 2: In a separate bowl combine crumble ingredients: chopped pecans, brown sugar, flour, and melted butter. Using your fingertips combine together until crumbs form.

sweet potato casserole recipe

Step 3: Transfer the sweet potato mixture into your lightly greased baking dish. Sprinkle the pecan crumble over the top and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until golden grown. Allow to cool before serving.

sweet potato casserole recipe

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