Sweet Potato Casserole from Closet Cooking

Mashed sweet potatoes covered covered in a pecan crumble is another classic Thanksgiving side dish that you cannot go wrong with!

Servings: makes 4-8 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup milk (or cream)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  1. Boil the sweet potatoes in water until tender, about 20-30 minutes, drain and mash.
  2. Mix in the sugar, maple syrup, milk, eggs, butter, cinnamon, vanilla and salt and pour the mixture into a baking dish.
  3. Mix the brown sugar, flour butter and pecans until it forms crumbs and sprinkle it on top of the sweet potatoes.
  4. Bake in a preheated 375F until golden brown on top, about 30 minutes.