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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

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

Karen Ellis Stough
Added: Monday, August 31, 2009


4--6 Sweet potatoes boiled or baked until tender, peeled and mashed
1/4 c. melted butter or margarine
1/4--1/2 c. sugar
1 egg + 1 egg white
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 c. milk
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Combine all in a large mixer bowl and beat at medium speed until smooth. Place in lightly greased baking dish. Top with brown sugar pecan topping:
Combine 1/3 c. brown sugar, 1/3 c. finely chopped pecans, 2 tbsp. flour, 2 tbsp. melted butter. Sprinkle on top of potatoes.
Bake at 350 for 25--30 min.
May be topped with minature marshmallows instead of brown sugar mixture.




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