Very good! I used less sugar than the recipe called for (doubling the recipe, I used 3/4 c sugar) and it was plenty sweet. Other than that, I followed the recipe exactly, and it was a Thanksgiving hit!
This was awesome. I baked my potatoes in the oven at 450 for one hr first. Everyone loved them, even the people that don't care for sweet potatoes. The topping is what makes it exceptional. I got a lot of compliments on not having marshmellows. Thank you.
My DH was so-so with this and I am more of a "cook it in the micro and slap butter and minced onions on it" type of person, but my whole extended family loved it. I forgot the vanilla, but don't think I would use it anyways. Using melted marg. for the topping turned it into a big glob that I couldn't sprinkle on. So I would recommend cutting the margarine into the other toppings, rather than melting it. If I made it for us again, I would cut try cutting the sugar some. My aunt and uncle (transplanted from WI to Alabama) really loved it.
Loved it! Thought there was a bit too much of the topping part however. Next time I make it, I will cut that part in half.
This is a keeper for sure! I didn't add the sugar to the yams mixture, but basically kept the recipe the same except for butter instead of marg. Everyone loved it, and become my new specialty Christmas dish. Thank you
This stuff was great. I made this thinking that I would be the only one to partake of it since my family doesn't like sweetpotatoes, and it turned out to be the best part of the meal - my family even said as much. Some of them even came back for seconds on this alone.
I used canned yams instead and added an extra cup, which probably wasn't necessary. I also used walnuts instead of pecans, because that is what I had on hand, and then topped it with mini-marshmallows in the last five min of baking time. I may halve the sugar next time, but it was fantastic. A huge difference over what I've done in the past. Thanks again for posting this. It took my cooking to another level.
I spent hours researching for a sweet potato casserole recipe since this was my first time making it and I was serving it to lots of people at Thanksgiving. I'm glad I chose this one. Everyone said it was the best sweet potato casserole they've ever eaten. My favorite part was that I assembled it the day before and just popped it in the oven when as the turkey rested. Also, I didn't use the topping from the recipe, I sprinkled mini-marshmallows on top during the last 10 minutes of cooking instead. DELICIOUS is an understatement! This is my newest family favorite!!!
I make this ALL the time now. It's my family's FAVORITE spc. Thanks SO much for the fantastic recipe. I make as directed, and use White Rice Flour for the topping, so my dh can enjoy it, as he is Gluten Free.
I have been making this for at least 15 years. The only difference with mine is that I only use 3/4 cup of brown sugar and 1/2 cup flour in the topping. I have to double this recipe every time I take it to a gathering because it goes so fast.
When I doubled this recipe, it had way too much vanilla for my taste. If I make this again, I will definitely reduce the vanilla flavoring. Besides that, the consistency was really good.