One of my favorite things about fall is my mom’s sweet potato casserole. It is a coveted dish at
our Thanksgiving dinner table. If you don’t have a favorite recipe for sweet potato casserole, you should try hers! Here is what you will need:


For Casserole:

  • 2 40oz cans of cut sweet potatoes (drained and mashed)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 3 eggs, beaten in separate bowl
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup half & half

For Topping:

  • 1 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • Cinnamon (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix sweet potatoes, sugar, and brown sugar together
  3. In separate bowl, beat eggs
  4. Add beaten eggs to casserole mix slowly.
  5. Add 1 tsp of vanilla and ½ tsp of nutmeg until thoroughly mixed.
  6. Add half & half
  7. Pour into large greased baking dish.
  8. For the topping, mix brown sugar, flour, pecans, and butter until crumbly.
  9. Place evenly on top of casserole and sprinkle lightly with cinnamon.
  10. Cover with tin foil
  11. Bake for 30-40 minutes.
  12. Serve and enjoy with your family and friends!

Article Written By: Rachel Harper

*Updated 11/14/17