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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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

Joyce Welch
Added: Tuesday, November 3, 2009


4 c. mashed sweet potatoes
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. milk
1 T. Vanilla
3 1/2 oz. coconut
2 eggs, beaten

1/2 c. butter
1 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. flour
1 c. pecans

Mix sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, coconut and eggs. Pour sweet potato mixture into greased casserole dish and bake at 350 for 25 minutes. For topping cut together the butter, brown sugar and flour and mix in the nuts. Add topping to casserole after first 25 minutes and bake for 20 minutes more.




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