Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole

Sweet Potato pecan Casserole

  • 1 cup light brown sugar

  • 1/3 cup flour

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

  • 3 cups roasted sweet potatoes- about 4 large

  • 3/4 cup sugar

  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt

  • 1 tsp vanilla

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg

  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves

Pecan Topping

  • For the topping: Combine sugar, flour, pecans and butter until he mixture resembles coarse sand. Chill in fridge for at least 1 hour.

Sweet Potato Casserole- Prep- 30 minutes, baking time 2 hours

  • Pre heat oven to 400 degrees. Roast sweet potatoes on a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper until fork tender- approx. 1 hour. Peel immediately and place in a large mixing bowl. While potatoes are still warm, add sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter, and spices. Mix throughly until well combined and potatoes are light and fluffy- you may want to use a stand mixture for this. I just combine by hand.
  • Pour mixture into a well buttered two quart baking dish. You can cover and chill at this point.
  • If potatoes have been chilled overnight, bake at 375 degrees for approximately 30 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle pecan topping over top of casserole. Return to oven and bake another 15 minutes or until pecans are toasted and browned.
  • Let rest for 20-30 minutes before serving.

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