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Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Sweet potatoes are not just for Thanksgiving. This casserole will be a hit at a New Year’s Day open house or a Superbowl party. Or any other time.

Sweet Potato Casserole

5-6 large sweet potatoes
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1-1/2 sticks softened butter
1-1/2 teas. vanilla extract
1/2 cup milk
2 eggs
1 cup chopped pecans
1-1/2 cups dried cranberries
maple syrup (the real kind)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Scrub potatoes and boil or bake until tender. Allow to cool. Peel and mash.

Stir in 3/4 cup brown sugar, butter, vanilla, milk, and eggs, mixing well. Pour into greased 9” x 13” casserole dish.

Mix remaining brown sugar, nuts, cranberries, and butter together. Spread evenly over potato mixture. Drizzle with maple syrup.

Bake for approximately 30 minutes (until topping has browned.)


Angela Adams said...

Can't wait to try this recipe! Thanks for sharing!!


Hope you enjoy it, Angela. Thanks for stopping by.