Need a simple but oh so delicious sweet potato Casserole for your Thanksgiving dinner??

Look. no. further.

Before ya’ll start whining about “where are the marshmallows???” and all that jazz…

This, my friends, is how my momma has been making sweet potato casserole for YEARS. And MY mom always make things how they are supposed to be made! Kapeesh?! Kapeesh.

Let me tell you… ANYONE who’s ever tried these has RAVED about them! It’s a crowd pleaser, for sure!

Hubs described them as “Magical”.


This stuff is so daggum good that it could totally pass for dessert. The coconut & pecans topping – OH.MAN.

Let’s go ahead and ignore the calorie count on this one… it’s not exactly the healthiest of all dishes (#understatementoftheyear) lol

Hey, if there is EVER a time to splurge, it’s on THANKSGIVING!

Am I right?

I’m SO right.

Happy Turkey Day everyone… don’t forget to take a moment and reflect on the things you are thankful for!!!

Don’t forget to check out my Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up!

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Easy Sweet Potato Casserole

Yield: 8 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30-45 minutes

Total Time: 40-55 minutes

A simple and delicious sweet potato casserole, sure to please the entire crowd!


For the Sweet Potatoes:
1 (40 oz) can Bruce's Yams in syrup, drained (may substitute 3 cups baked sweet potatoes, peeled & chopped)
1 cup sugar
1 stick butter
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 eggs

For the Topping:
1/3 cup melted butter
1/3 cup flour
1/3 cup sweetened coconut
1 cup chopped pecans


For the Sweet Potatoes:
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Spray an oven-safe baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Add all ingredients to a mixer fitted with the whisk attachment and beat until well combined (& no more lumps). Note: may also use a bowl with a handheld mixer. Spread into prepared baking dish and set aside.

For the Topping:
Add ingredients (butter, flour, coconut, and pecans) to a bowl and mix together with a fork into a crumbly "cobbler topping" like mixture. Clump on top of sweet potato casserole using your fingers.

Bake at 350º for 30-45 minutes (if you use a shallow 9x13 casserole dish, it will probably only take 25-30 minutes. If you use a smaller/deeper dish it will take the full 45 minutes). Serve Hot!

Source: My mom