Awesome Sweet Potato Casserole

Awesome Sweet Potato Casserole

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"This recipe was given to me in the late 1980s by Diane Thornton in Jackson Mississippi. I have made it each year since, and when I bring it to gatherings people rave about it, so I bring it year after year. Some people say it's more like a desert than a side dish. All I know is that it's a standby for me and always gets a nod."

Ingredients 50 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 397 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 397 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.8 g
  • 37%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 52 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 123 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  2. Beat the pineapple, coconut, sweet potatoes, white sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, milk, and 1/2 cup melted butter together in a large mixing bowl until smooth. Pour mixture into the prepared pan; set aside. Mix the flour, brown sugar, 1/3 cup butter, and pecans in a bowl. Sprinkle pecan mixture over the batter.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the casserole is bubbly and the topping is browned, about 30 minutes.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • I always use fresh sweet potatoes that I have baked off in the oven ahead of time so they have plenty of time to cool. Be sure you put a pan under them in your oven because they tend to split and run everywhere and can really make a mess! I have never made this with canned yams, I'm not a fan, I guess it would work just as well.
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les1205
4/5/2011

This was a great hit at my home that includes a very picky husband. i doubled the recipe and it was gone in 2 days! I didn't make any changes and followed the recipe exactly turned out AWESOME!!

Crystal
11/24/2011

It tasted fantastic. I made it almost exactly. I used a 20oz can of crushed pineapple but I pressed the liquid out and I just sprinkled some plain brown suger on top.

jack&lanasmommy
10/2/2011

This was sooo good. Your absolutly right it taste like a desert. My husband ate it as a desert with a glass of milk. I would cut back on the sugar, just because theres enough sugars from the pineapple and coconut. Overall an excellent side dish