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Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

Classic Sweet Potato CasseroleNothing says classic holiday comfort food like an old-fashioned sweet potato casserole with a nutty streusel topping and toasted marshmallows! Recipe and photograph by Fabulessly Frugal.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 cups sweet potato, cubed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 large eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Topping:
2 cups mini marshmallows
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk and vanilla. Mix until smooth. Transfer to a greased 13x9x2-inch baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle with mini marshmallows.
  5. In medium bowl, mix the brown sugar and flour. Cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in the pecans. Sprinkle the mixture over the marshmallows.
  6. Bake 30 minutes, or until the topping is lightly brown.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe courtesy of North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.