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Thanksgiving Meal- Sweet Potato Casserole

It would not be Thanksgiving or Christmas at Sweets & Eats without Sweet Potato Casserole; and thanks to my best friend and her mother, we have a great recipe. 


Sweet Potato Casserole

Source:  Adapted from Carolyn Bates Carlisle and her Mother,  Christine Bates, fondly known as Tetot
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brown sugar, pecans, streusel topping, sweet potatoes


  • 5 cups warm mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 each eggs slightly beaten
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2/3 cups milk use up to this amount if dry


  • Mix all ingredients and place in a greased casserole. Mix in separate bowl the following ingredients for a streusel topping:
    1/2 cup light brown sugar
    1/4 cup flour
    1/2 cup pecans, chopped
    1/2 stick butter, melted
    dash salt
  • Mix streusel and pour over sweet potatoes.  Bake 350 F. for 30 minutes.