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Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole is good anytime of the year, don’t just have it for Thanksgiving.  This casserole combines a sweet creamy inside with coconut. Sweet potatoes are covered with a lovely pecan sweet crust.   This recipe is by Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1984.
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Sweet Potato Casserole

Yield: 8 servings.

Sweet Potato Casserole

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  • Recipe Type: Side Dish, Holiday
  • Prep time:10 minutes
  • Cook time:55 minutes
  • Serves: 8
Sweet Potato Casserole

This Sweet Potato Casserole is what I grew up on


  • 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup coconut (optional)
  • Topping
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter


Beat casserole ingredients in mixer until well blended. Put unto a 2-qt. long casserole dish that has been well greased with butter. Mix and spread topping ingredients over the sweet potato mixture. Bake in 350 degrees oven for 55 minutes.

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  • Alicia

    I fixed this for my family and they enjoyed it so much they ate it for dessert as well. Thanks for sharing we love the broccoli casserole as well.