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
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.)