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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole, by , is from The Robert S. Fouts Family and Friends Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Wayne Bristow
Added: Friday, May 8, 2009


2 (40 oz.) cans sweet potatoes
1 c. sugar
2 large eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
1/3 c. whipping cream
1/2 c. butter, melted

1 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 c. all purpose flour
c. butter
1 c. finely chopped pecans

Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, extract, cream and butter. Beat with mixer until smooth. Put in 2 qt. casserole (rectangle). Topping: Melt butter. Mix together brown sugar, flour and pecans. Then add butter. Sprinkle on top o f casserole. Bake at 350 for 30-45 min. Serves 8-10.




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