The Best Sweet Potato Casserole

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Alyssa Rivers
Servings 12 people
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The Best Sweet Potato Casserole is layered with smooth and creamy mashed sweet potatoes sprinkled with brown sugar and a pecan mixture making these irresistible. This is a MUST have, MUST make for the holidays!

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make sweet potato casserol, mashed sweet potatoes, sweet potato casserole, sweet potato casserole recipe


  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup melted butter


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Prepare a 1 1/2 to 2 quart casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, combine mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar, eggs, vanilla, milk, and melted butter. Pour into prepared casserole dish.
  2. To make the topping: Combine brown sugar, flour, melted butter and chopped pecans. Sprinkle over the top.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes until cooked throughout and the top is lightly brown.

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Recipe Notes

Updated on November 14, 2019

Original Post was on November 6, 2014

Nutrition Facts
The Best Sweet Potato Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 62mg21%
Sodium 153mg6%
Potassium 213mg6%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 5172IU103%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 59mg6%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.