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The Best Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Recipes | September 2, 2020

This is my mom’s delicious sweet potato casserole recipe. Our family has been enjoying this dish for years, especially during the fall and at Thanksgiving.  You will love how easy it is; frankly, it is the best sweet potato casserole out here!


Sweet Potato Casserole

Our whole family loves my mom’s sweet potato casserole recipe! My mom has been making this casserole for as long as I can remember. We would eat it any time of year, but specifically, I recall it on Thanksgiving. I am so happy to be sharing her recipe with you in this post. It is easy to make and truly the best sweet potato casserole I’ve eaten.

Serving Of Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Casserole Ingredients


  • 3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes (canned may be used if drained)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp. vanilla

Sweet Potato Casserole

Mix all ingredients, pour into greased baking dish.

Topping Ingredients

Topping Ingredients (Optional):

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 stick butter, melted

Stir together and sprinkle over the casserole.


Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour (until cooked thoroughly and bubbling on the sides).

Serves 4-6

Casserole ready to eat!

Can you imagine how yummy it smells? It filled the house with such a delicious aroma when baking.  My daughter came home from school and immediately fixed herself a plate. I hope you will enjoy this as much as we do!

Delicious sweet potato casserole

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  1. Sounds absolutely delicious and it’s pretty too!

  2. Laura says:

    This looks SO yummy! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe! XO

  3. Shauna says:

    I’ve never tried sweet potato casserole before, but it does sound heavenly! Don’t blame your daughter for digging right in! My son would do the same 😉

  4. Danielle says:

    I’ve never tried sweet potato casserole but I’m looking forward to trying your recipe this season!

  5. Mansa says:

    I can smell this delicious recipe through your lovely photos! So perfect for fall!

  6. Krista says:

    This sounds incredible -thanks for sharing the recipe! Glad you can be part of this series:)

  7. Jenn says:

    Saving this for Thanksgiving! Sounds delicious!!

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