Jump to RecipePinShare23 SharesThis Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole is the perfect compliment to your Thanksgiving meal this year! It’s guaranteed to satisfy your guest this holiday season!
I’m enjoying sharing our family’s holiday recipes with all of you. Seriously. I am.
The holiday recipe sections on the blog have been desolate and scarce, to say the least, so it fills me with joy that I can finally fill the empty void in these categories.
The Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons have always been traveling adventures for us until recently.
Our big move out west cured this. No traveling for us = more blogging time for me = more yummy recipes for you 😉
Now…the 411 on the pictures above and below….
….sweet potatoes…butter…sugar…pecans…that’s all you need to know….
I know there are TONS of recipes out there for Sweet Potato Pecan Casserole, however, this is the ONLY one my family will eat.
It fell into my lap 12 years ago and I have not looked for another one since!
It’s normally the first side dish to go at every Thanksgiving dinner we have ever hosted.
My cousin, Sharon, showed up at my mama’s house with this dish and our lives have never been the same. I have done some tweaking over the years to it to fit our family’s taste buds, but the recipe is still true to hers.
It has become a staple dish in our household every Thanksgiving and Christmas and is usually one of the first things to be gobbled up by Husband Man and the kids.
A little side note: If you aren’t a fan of pecans, 1 and 1/2 cups of mini marshmallows can be substituted. Just mix it everything as you would for the topping and use marshmallows in place of pecans.
We love it here…and hopefully you will too!
For more Thanksgiving recipes, check out the Thanksgiving section on the site! 5 from 1 vote Print Sweet Potato and Pecan Casserole Made with pecans, sweet potatoes, brown sugar, and butter, this side dish is guaranteed to satisfy your Thanksgiving guests this holiday season! Course Side Dish Cuisine American Keyword casserole, Thanksgving Prep Time 1 hour Cook Time 30 minutes Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes 12 people 239 kcal Ingredients: For the filling: 3 sweet potatoes (boiled and mashed, with skins off) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs (slightly beaten) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon salt For the topping: 1 cup light brown sugar 1 stick unsalted butter (at room temperature) 1/3 cup flour 1 cup chopped pecans Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, mix the mashed potatoes, granulated sugar, vanilla, milk, and salt. Add in the eggs and mix until well blended. Pour all the ingredients in a greased casserole dish. In a separate bowl, mix the topping ingredients. Sprinkle all of the topping ingredients over the mixture in the casserole dish. Bake for 30 minutes or until the topping is firm and brown. Libby's Notes For an added twist, during the last 10 minutes of cooking, place regular sized marshmallows in a row throughout the casserole. Nutrition Facts Sweet Potato and Pecan Casserole Amount Per Serving Calories 239 Calories from Fat 63 % Daily Value* Total Fat 7g 11% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 28mg 9% Sodium 134mg 6% Potassium 198mg 6% Total Carbohydrates 41g 14% Dietary Fiber 1g 4% Sugars 32g Protein 2g 4% Vitamin A 93.4% Vitamin C 1.1% Calcium 4.7% Iron 4.7% * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Enter Your Name and Email To Receive Your Free Planner! Start following through with planning your meals! Download your copy today! Success! Now check your email to confirm your subscription. There was an error submitting your subscription. Please try again. First Name Email Address We use this field to detect spam bots. If you fill this in, you will be marked as a spammer. I'd like to receive the free email course. Get My Planner! 100% Secure. We Never Share Your Email. Powered by ConvertKit PinShare23 Shares