Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a wonderful alternative to the typical marshmallow sweet potato casserole. I made it for Thanksgiving and my husband, who hates sweet potato casserole, couldn't get enough. I wanted to have more instead of pumpkin pie. A much more natural flavor than the kind with marshmallows (which I also like).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together mashed sweet potatoes, salt, 1/4 cup butter, eggs, vanilla, ground cinnamon, sugar, and cream.
  4. Pour into baking dish.
  5. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine 1/4 cup butter, flour, brown sugar, and chopped pecans.
  6. Mix together with a pastry blender or fingers until course.
  7. Sprinkle over potatoes.
  8. Bake for 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was sooooo good, and easy too. I used a large can of yams. I drained and mashed them and then followed the recipe exactly. I did end up only using half of the topping and it was just right. I made this at Thanksgiving and then my family requested it for Christmas too. This recipe is here to stay! Thanks.

Teresa61 December 26, 2008

Wow! Great dish, easy to make, an excellent variation on a family favorite.

ritagrl October 18, 2007

This was very nice. I really liked the pecans on top, but I thought the cinnamon and vanilla made it taste a little like pumpkin pie. An easy-to-make and nice addition to a festive meal!

Paja March 29, 2005

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