Praline Sweet Potato Casserole will convert anyone who *thinks* they hate sweet potatoes into someone who craves them. If you are looking for amazing sides for Thanksgiving dinner, this is the best sweet potato recipe! This recipe comes straight from the South, so while it may not be very healthy, you know it is fabulous. This holiday side dish recipe is much more like a dessert but that is what makes it such a perfect indulgence. You will never guess what gives these sweet potatoes their perfectly creamy texture….
When it comes to sides for Thanksgiving, there are a few required recipes like my world famous Amish Potato Rolls and Garlic Mashed Potatoes but it wouldn’t be the holidays without this Praline Sweet Potato Casserole. If you think you don’t like sweet potatoes, you have to give these a try. They are amazing and converted me to sweet potatoes about 15 years ago. We love them so much that we make a pan of them for Christmas as well.
I know there are a lot of you out there who will tell me that you can’t stand sweet potatoes, but that is because you have never had these sweet potatoes. If you give these bad boys a try and then tell me you don’t like them, then I will believe you.
What makes this the best sweet potato recipe? I made it heavy on the praline topping so that makes it extra special in my book. There are people who come to have Thanksgiving dinner at my house solely for this recipe. I have converted so many people to this sweet potato casserole recipe, all who sweat they can’t stand them.
Check out my 1 minute video to see how quickly this sweet potato casserole recipe comes together! I generally use my favorite 2 quart baking dish when I make this recipe but if you have a big crowd coming for Thanksgiving, you can use a 9×13″ baking dish if you 1 1/2 times the recipe.
Praline Sweet Potato Casserole
These praline sweet potatoes are our favorite Thanksgiving side dish recipe! They are so yummy that we eat these instead of pie.
- 3 C mashed sweet potatoes (cook in the microwave)
- 1/2 C sugar
- 1 Tb vanilla
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 pint heavy cream
- 1/4 pound butter
- 1 C brown sugar
- 1/2 C flour
- 1 C chopped pecans
- Spray 2 quart casserole dish with nonstick spray. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix together the sweet potatoes, sugar, vanilla, eggs and cream. Spread in the casserole dish.
- With a pastry cutter, cut together the butter, brown sugar and flour until crumbly. Mix in the pecans and sprinkle over the potatoes. Bake for 30 minutes.
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