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SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Fran Rajotte
Added: Saturday, February 24, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups sweet potatoes, mashed
1 stick butter, melted
3 eggs, beaten
1 cups sugar
cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Pinch of salt
Topping

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all ingredients. Pour into buttered casserole dish. Sprinkle with topping and bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until top is crunchy.

Topping:

1 stick of butter or margarine
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
to 1 cup brown sugar

Melt butter slightly, add brown sugar and mix in nuts.

VARIATION: Scoop potato mixture with ice cream scoop and top a slice of pineapple. Heat until warm throughout. Then add a large marshmallow on the top and put back into the broiler for a few seconds. Better watch it closely or there will be a fire! This is Georgette Therault's recipe.

VARIATION: Glazed sweet potatoes. Use either fresh or canned yams. Melt butter in frying pan and add brown sugar until slightly bubbly. Toss in potato chunks or wedges and coat for several minutes on both sides. Serve in casserole dish.

VARIATION: Just cook the sweet potatoes in their jackets and serve with butter, honey and brown sugar.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 Servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 -50 mins.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a wonderful addition for Thanksgiving dinner. I have been making sweet potatoes for as long as I have been preparing Thanksgiving dinner. It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without them!

 

 

 

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