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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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

Shari Petryszak
Added: Sunday, May 31, 2009


6 medium sweet potatoes
1/2 cup butter or margarine, cubed
1/2-3/4 cup sugar
1 can (20 ozs.) crushed pineapple, drained
2 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp. salt
Raisins - 1/4 to 1/3 c. (optional)
15 large marshmallows or Streusel Topping

2/3 c. chopped pecans
1/2 c. packed light brown sugar
2 tbsps. all-purpose flour
2 tbsps. butter,melted
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon

Place sweet potatoes in a large kettle and cover with water; bring to a boil. Boil gently until potatoes can easily be pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, about 30-45 mins. Drain; cool slightly. Peel potatoes and place in a large bowl; mash. Stir in butter and sugar until butter is melted. Add pineapple, eggs, vanilla, nutmeg and salt.
Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Top with marshmallows or streusel topping & bake uncovered at 350 for 40-45 mins.
Combine pecans, brown sugar, flour, butter, & 1/4 tsp. cinnamon & sprinkle evenly over potatoes.

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