Sweet Potato Casserole that is perfect for Thanksgiving! From overthebigmoon.com!

Sweet Potato Casserole

This Sweet Potato Casserole is my families favorite side to serve with our Thanksgiving Dinner or Christmas Dinner! The brown sugar and pecan crumble that tops the sweet potato is most everyones favorite part!

This Sweet Potato Casserole is the most popular side every year at Thanksgiving! From overthebigmoon.com!

What happens when pumpkin pie meets pecan pie? This Sweet Potato Crunch is born!

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For years our family made sweet potatoes for the sake of tradition on Thanksgiving. No one really ate them except maybe my Grandparents. Then about 10 years ago my Mom was given this recipe by a friend and we have never looked back! They are so gooood!

In the recipe below, I have the recipe for both a 9×9 and a 9×13! Now let’s get cooking!

This Sweet Potato Crunch is THE BEST! The brown sugar and pecan crumble is the star of the show! From overthebigmoon.com!

HOW DO YOU COOK SWEET POTATOES FOR MASHING?

I like to boil my sweet potatoes, but you can also bake your sweet potatoes. Just use whatever method you prefer!

How to boil Sweet Potatoes:

Fill a large pot about 1/2 way with salted water and bring to a boil. Add the potatoes and cook until tender, generally about 30-40 minutes.

How to bake Sweet Potatoes:

Preheat oven to 425º. On a baking sheet, poke the sweet potatoes all over with a fork. This allows the heat and steam to evenly cook your sweet potatoes all the way through. Bake until your sweet potatoes are tender, about 45-50 minutes

Again, I prefer to boil my sweet potatoes for this recipe. It helps keep the potatoes more moist. Once they’re tender and all the way cooked, peel sweet potatoes and add to the mixing bowl.The best Sweet Potato Crunch EVER! This is always a crowd winner! From overthebigmoon.com!

 

This Sweet Potato Casserole will be voted 'BEST SIDE' when served for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners! From overthebigmoon.com!

Enjoy! Trust me, your family will love them and it just might end up your new family tradition too!

Be sure and check out these other Thanksgiving Dishes!

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Sweet Potato Crunch

A favorite Thanksgiving side -- the brown sugar and pecan crust makes this a crowd pleaser!

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 15 people
Author Caroline Rober

Ingredients

Filling

  • 4 Large Sweet Potatoes
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3/4 C Sugar
  • 8 Tbsp Butter Melted
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt

Topping

  • 1/3 C Flour
  • 6 Tbsp Butter Softened
  • 1 C Brown Sugar
  • 1 C Pecans Chopped

Instructions

Sweet Potato Casserole Filling Instructions

  1. Fill a large pot of salted water and bring to a boil. Poke holes in your sweet potatoes and add them to the boiling water and cook until tender (approx 40 mins). Once sweet potatoes are cooked, allow them to cool.

    Cooling Sweet Potatoes for Sweet Potato Casserole! From overthebigmoon.com!
  2. Once the sweet potatoes are cooled, peel them. 

    Peel the sweet potatoes for the Sweet Potato Casserole! From overthebigmoon.com!
  3. Add your eggs to a bowl and slightly beat them. Then add the sugar and stir. Add the remaining filling ingredients -- sweet potatoes, butter, vanilla and salt. Mix to create the filling. 

    Filling ingredients for a Sweet Potato Casserole from overthebigmoon.com!
  4. Pour the filling into a pan of your choice -- I like to use a deep 9x9 pan, but it works in a 9x13 too.

Sweet Potato Casserole Topping Instructions

  1. Combine the flour and brown sugar in a small bowl. Cut butter into mix until crumbly. Stir in pecans and spread over filling. 

    Add the crumble to the top of the Sweet Potato Casserole! From overthebigmoon.com!
  2. Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

    Sweet Potato Casserole that is perfect for Thanksgiving! From overthebigmoon.com!

Sweet Potato Casserole that is perfect for Thanksgiving! From overthebigmoon.com!

I also have some great Thanksgiving kids activities that you should check out!

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This Sweet Potato Casserole with Brown Sugar and Pecan Crumble Topping will win just about anyone over! This is hands down the most raved about Thanksgiving and Christmas side dish every year! From overthebigmoon.com!


Lisa

Previous author of Over the Big Moon. I shared my passion for home and family life! I love graphic design, DIY projects, cooking, and working in my garden! My favorite role is taking care of my husband and our 3 amazing and busy boys!

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