Sweet Potato Casserole I

Sweet Potato Casserole I


"This is a nice sweet potato casserole with pecans. You can also add coconut if you like. This was given to me by a co-worker who serves this every Thanksgiving."


1 h 10 m servings 444 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 444 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 57.4g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 264 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Poke holes in the sweet potatoes with a fork, arrange the sweet potatoes on a cookie sheet. Grease an 11x7 inch glass baking dish.
  2. Bake sweet potatoes for 1 hour. Let cool, then mash in a large bowl. There should be approximately 3 2/3 cups of mashed sweet potato.
  3. Combine softened butter with brown sugar, nuts, coconut and flour; stir with a fork. Set aside.
  4. Combine sugar, eggs, milk, orange peel, butter, vanilla, salt with the mashed sweet potatoes. Beat the mixture with an electric mixer until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle the brown sugar-nut mixture over the top of the mixture.
  5. Bake for 35 minutes.
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  1. 122 Ratings


I made this for Thanksgiving and it was a huge hit with everyone!! The only reason i did not give this 5 stars, is because it was way too sweet for me. In the future, I will cut back on the sug...

I always want to try a recipe exactly how it is listed, but it didn't happen that way for this Thanksgiving. I also didn't have any orange zest or coconut, so they were left out. It also helps...

I made this for the first time for Thanksgiving last week and it was awesome. I used 5 large sweet potatoes, peeled and boiled, so the casserole would not be dessert-sweet (and so I'd have more ...

Wonderfully flavored! I've made sweet potato casserole before but this recipe is so wonderful with the orange zest. I did reduce the orange zest to about 1/4 tsp and it was the perfect hint of c...

My family has prepared the same Christmas sweet potato casserole recipe for years. This year I decided to take a risk and try something new. The biggest fans of this recipe were the ones who n...

This was really good. I usually read reviews before I make a dish. I don't care for coconut so I left that out. Since I've never cooked a sweet potato before, I used canned yams per someone e...

Overall, a good dish, but had way too much orange flavor that overpowered the other flavors. I would suggest cutting back the orange zest or eliminating it altogether.

These sweet potatoes were very good. I made them for some New Zealand friends who aren't used to mashing their sweet potatoes or eating them with sugar and they went back for seconds. I would ...

This is the BEST sweet potatoe recipe EVER! Sweet, smooth, taste wonderful. I love the hint of Orange zest. Really Wow'ed the family at Thanksgiving! Thank you