Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potato casserole is good anytime of the year, don’t just have it for Thanksgiving.  This casserole combines a sweet creamy inside with coconut. Sweet potatoes are covered with a lovely pecan sweet crust.   This recipe is by Virginia McDowell. Jefferson City, Mo. 1984.
recipe for sweet potato casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Yield: 8 servings.

recipe for sweet potato casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

This Sweet Potato Casserole is a family favorite. 
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet potato casserole
Servings: 12
Calories: 371kcal


  • 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 cup coconut (optional)


  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter


  • Beat casserole ingredients in mixer until well blended. Put unto a 2-qt. long casserole dish that has been well greased with butter. Mix and spread topping ingredients over the sweet potato mixture. Bake in 350 degrees oven for 55 minutes.


Calories: 371kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 266mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 6695IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1.2mg
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  1. Alicia

    5 stars
    I fixed this for my family and they enjoyed it so much they ate it for dessert as well. Thanks for sharing we love the broccoli casserole as well.

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