Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

A nice addition to your Thanksgiving table ! This came from an Austin, TX Junior Forum collection of recipes. I have not included boil time for the potatoes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Peel, cube and boil potatoes until soft.
  3. Mash potatoes with butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and salt.
  4. Add enough milk to make mashed potatoe consistency.
  5. Pour into a 10 inch baking dish.
  6. Topping:.
  7. Combine butter, sugar, milk and salt in a saucepan and cook over low heat, stirring until thick and bubbly.
  8. When cool, add vanilla.
  9. Sprinkle chopped pecans over potatoes.
  10. Pour topping over the pecans.
  11. Bake 15-20 minutes.
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We have this every year at our Thanksgiving. When it was my turn, though, I used canned yams and no one noticed the difference.

BelleTerre July 26, 2007