"The first zucchini I ever saw I killed it with a hoe."--John Gould, Monstrous Depravity, 1963

Nana Sharon's Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Nana Sharon's Sweet Potato Casserole, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Denee' Dimiceli
Added: Thursday, March 5, 2009


6 sweet potatoes (peel & boil) or 3 large cans
1 cup sugar
2 eggs (beaten)
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup Karo or maple syrup
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/3 stick butter (melted)

Preheat oven 350
Add cooked potatoes in a large mixing bowl and whip with a hand mixer
Add the rest of ingredients to the potatoes and mix with mixer
Place in 9x13 glass baking dish and top with topping
For topping:
Mix all topping ingredients together with pastry blender
Crumble on top of casserole
Bake for 30 minutes

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
My Nana Sharon used to make this every Thanksgiving and Christmas...after she passed my Mom picked up the tradition and it has now been passed on to me...everytime I make this it brings back sweet memories of my sweet Nana!




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!