Total Time
1hr 35mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 50 mins

This is a recipe that my husband's family has been making for years. They usually make it for Christmas and Thanksgiving. We sometimes will eat it as a nice vegetarian meal.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Boil sweet potatoes or yams till soft. Mash together.
  2. Mix mashed potatoes, 1/2 cup melted butter, evaporated milk, eggs and vanilla. Mix together and beat well.
  3. Pour into a 9 X 13 pan.
  4. Now make the topping. Mix brown sugar, flour, and pecans together.
  5. Mix in remaining cup of melted butter (about 1/4 cup). Mix well.
  6. Pour topping on top of potatoes.
  7. Bake 40-50 minutes at 350 degrees.
Most Helpful

This was very good. I loved the addition of the pecans to it. I thought that I wouldn't and was pleasantly surprised. This would almost be good enough to cool and eat as a dessert. Made for PAC Fall 2009.

CarrolJ September 29, 2009

this is a great dish, everyone in my family loves it.

dw1710 December 23, 2007