Recipe: Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole
Just in time for the Thanksgiving table, here’s a delicious recipe for some of those sweet potatoes you grew this year! Soft, creamy, and earthy, with a crunchy, nutty topping – what could be better for celebrating the harvest holiday?
It’s Thanksgiving this week already, so we thought it would be the perfect time to share a yummy holiday recipe that you can make with your own sweet potatoes if you grew some this year.
If sweet potatoes have a holiday, it’s definitely Thanksgiving! Nothing sums up the taste of fall quite like a sweet, creamy, earthy sweet potato – a perfect match for the holiday made to celebrate the year’s harvest of delicious food.
When you grow some of your own food, Thanksgiving becomes even more special! Celebrate with this special dessert casserole, courtesy of The Comfort Food Cookbook:
Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potato Casserole
Ingredients4 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, in pieces, softened1/2 cup sugar1/3 cup light cream or milk2 large eggs, at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon allspice
Topping:2/3 cup packed light-brown sugar2/3 cup pecan halves1/4 cup all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 teaspoon salt4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
Get the full recipe & instructions at Farmers Almanac!
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