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Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar Topping

Sweet potato casserole

This classic sweet potato casserole is easy to make and worth every bite! The fluffiness of the sweet potatoes combined with the crunch of the brown sugar pecan topping makes for a dish that is guaranteed to be a crowd favorite. This recipe is perfect to keep around throughout the holidays. But in the meantime, try giving it a trial run with this week's sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar Topping

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 large or 2 small sweet potatoes
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 5 tbsp white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of salt

Topping

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • handful of pecans

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil with the sweet potatoes and cook until sweet potatoes are soft
  2. Mash sweet potatoes in a bowl with a fork or potato masher
  3. Stir in butter, sugar, egg, and salt
  4. Put sweet potato mixture into a baking dish
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the brown sugar and flour. Then cut in the butter and hand mix until the mixture is coarse and crumbly. Toss in the pecans
  6. Top the sweet potato mixture with the brown sugar topping
  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 30 minutes, or until the topping is brown

NOTES AND TIPS

  • Try doubling our recipe to make a larger serving of this dish