Best Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

The best sweet potato casserole recipe, with a brown sugar and pecan topping, is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish! This easy recipe is perfect to make ahead for a family dinner.


For the Casserole sweet potatoes salted butter half and half eggs brown sugar vanilla extract cinnamon nutmeg For the Brown Sugar & Pecan Topping salted butter brown sugar crushed pecans flour cinnamon oats

Step 1:

Peel and dice the sweet potatoes into 1" chunks. Place in a microwave-safe baking dish with 1/4 cup water, cover, and microwave for 10-12 minutes, until fork-tender. Allow steamed sweet potatoes to cool and drain any remaining liquids before proceeding.

Step 2:

In a large bowl, mash sweet potato chunks with a potato masher until pureed to desired consistency. To the mashed sweet potatoes, add 1/2 stick butter, half and half, eggs, 1 cup brown sugar, vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and 1 teaspoon nutmeg. Mix well.

Step 3:

Pour sweet potato mixture into a large baking dish sprayed with cooking spray.

Step 4:

Melt 1/2 stick butter in the microwave. Stir all remaining ingredients together until mixture is combined and slightly lumpy. Sprinkle casserole with crumble.

Step 5:

Bake for 35-40 minutes at 350° until brown sugar and pecan topping starts to brown.

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