Praline Sweet Potato Casserole

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Just in time for thanksgiving! This is a coveted family recipe that’s been in my family for years, and an absolute must for holiday get-togethers.  While some recipes call for a marshmallow topping (a no-no for vegetarians because of gelatin), this creamy sweet potato casserole sports a crunchy, praline pecan topping with plenty of brown sugar, butter and cinnamon. What’s not to love? Oh, and my favorite part- getting to pretend that this is not a dessert so I can eat it with my dinner. 😉

Praline Sweet Potato Casserole


  • 2-3 large sweet potatoes, boiled and peeled
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 stick butter, melted
  • 1/2 C milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • 1 C brown sugar
  • 1 C chopped pecans
  • 1/3 C flour
  • 1/4 C butter, melted
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Whip together sweet potato ingredients. Spread into casserole dish.

Mix together topping ingredients and sprinkle evenly over sweet potatoes.

Bake for 30 minutes. Cool before serving.


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