Sweet Potato Casserole

3 cups sweet potatoes, cooked (or 3 small cans of yams in light syrup, without the juice)

1 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 stick butter, room temperature

1/4 cup milk

1 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. cinnamon

1 cup coconut (optional)

Mix all of the above.  Pour into buttered casserole dish.  Set aside.


1 cup broken pecans

1 cup brown sugar

1 stick butter, room temperature

1/2 cup flour

Mix the above with fork until crumbly.  Crumble on top of casserole. 
Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.