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Sweet Potato Casserole

The Sweet Potato Casserole is a traditional Thanksgiving staple and a fall favorite. This is a classic recipe, which combines two delicious toppings.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 Servings
Calories: 463kcal
Author: Aimee Mars


Sweet Potato Filling

  • 6 cups Sweet Potatoes cooked and mashed
  • 2 cups Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 4 large Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Butter melted
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract


  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups Pecans chopped
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Butter melted
  • 2 cups Marshmallows optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a very large mixing bowl combined the Sweet Potatoes, Sugar, Salt, Eggs, Butter, Milk, and Vanilla.
  • Working in batches place the sweet potato mixture into a blender and blend until smooth. Once all of the ingredients have been completely blended pour into the bottom of your casserole dish.
  • In a separate medium bowl stir the Brown Sugar, Pecans, Flour, and Butter together until combined. Layer on top of the sweet potatoes. Bake for 35 minutes.
  • Remove dish from the oven and top with the Marshmallows and arrange in the design you prefer. Place back into the oven for an additional 10 – 15 minutes.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 463kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 270mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 54g | Vitamin A: 6701IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg