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Pecan Sweet Potato Bake

The luscious sweet potato pecan recipe was handed down through my husband’s family, and it’s become a tradition for me to serve it during the holidays. Everyone loves it! —Nanci Keatley, Salem, Oregon
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first 7 ingredients; beat until light and fluffy. Transfer to a greased 11x7-in. baking dish.
  • For topping, combine the brown sugar and flour in a small bowl; cut in butter until crumbly. Fold in pecans. Sprinkle over sweet potato mixture.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

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