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Sweet Potato Crunch

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Sweet Potato Crunch is a traditional midwest recipe. This Sweet potato casserole with canned yams and a pecan crunch topping is simple to make and is absolutely delicious!


Ingredients

  • 40 oz. can cut sweet potatoes in light syrup, drained
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 2 eggs, whisked
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

Topping

  • 2 tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup crushed pecans or walnuts
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine drained sweet potatoes, milk, eggs, sugar, butter, pumpkin pie spice, and vanilla, and salt, mashing potatoes and stirring well.
  3. Pour into an oven-safe 9×9 inch dish or pan, set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, combine butter, pecans, and sugar until well blended.
  5. Sprinkle pecan mixture over casserole.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes, or until set.
  7. Let sit 10 minutes. Serve hot.

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