Classic Sweet Potato Casserole

  • mamacat Posted: 11/25/10
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    My daughter made the Classic Sweet Potato Casserole for Thanksgiving this year (2010) This was the best sweet potato casserole I've ever eaten. It was delicious and so creamy as well as beautiful with the diagonal arrangement of topping and marshmallows.

  • AmeliaDianne Posted: 11/27/10
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    I'm not a sweet potato fan but I even liked this! Baking the potatoes makes a difference and that can be done early and placed in the fridge. And we all really liked the cornflake topping. Will make again!

  • Deborah77 Posted: 11/12/10
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    Had to tell everyone that I made this last year for Thanksgiving and it was the best recipe for sweet potato casserole I have ever had. Definitely a keeper!!

  • bahibektoi Posted: 11/12/10
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    Way, way, way too sweet for the entire family. I followed the recipe exactly and everybody agreed it was just too sweet. Quite disappointed.

  • gizmostuff Posted: 12/05/09
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    Every time I've tried other peoples sweet potatoes I say to myself, they aren't sweet enough or they aren't mashed well so I decided to search for a recipe to fit my own tastes for my Christmas party. This fit the bill perfectly. I especially liked the pecans/corn flakes added to the recipe. Highly recommended.

  • DecaturAla Posted: 11/02/10
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    I prepared this for Thanksgiving 2007. The casserole dish was scraped clean and people were begging for more. It's a really pretty dish with the diagonal marshmallow stripes, but more importantly, it's delicious. And it's now a T-giving requirement. And Easter.

  • rykev86 Posted: 03/01/10
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    Delicious! Was a hit at my party! Everyone Loved it!! Will definitely make again!

  • cydneyleech Posted: 11/26/10
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    This was an instant hit with my entire family. My mom, husband and son all said this had to become a new family tradition for sweet potatos for the holidays. It came out just like the picture and was absolutely delicious.

  • loras1954 Posted: 11/27/10
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    The most favorite dish at the Thanksgiving table.Will definitely repeat next year.

  • barbiedol1 Posted: 11/26/10
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    This is a delicious rendition of sweet potato casserole. I made this for this year's (2010) Thanksgiving and there were 3 sweet potato casseroles on the buffet and this dish was scraped clean long before the others. Though I think next time I make it I will change it up a bit and make it with either all brown sugar or a half white/half brown sugar mix as the color was a bit light and would be prettier with a little more "goldeny brown" color. All in all, a lovely recipe and thank you so much for sharing!! I will keep it in my recipe box for future use!!

  • Fanny23 Posted: 11/26/10
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    WOW. All I have to say. This is one awesome recipe. Very tasty, the corn flakes is really good. Next time I may add just half of the sugar cos I think 1 cup is a little to much cos the potato are sweet anyways.But thats me cos I dont eat alot of sugar. But this recipe is excelent. Im making this from now on. Thanks for sharing this. Please dont think twice to make this recipe, you'll love it. God Bless. Thanks.

  • jazztafari Posted: 12/25/10
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    this is the new standard for sweet potatoes at thanksgiving and christmas for my family. only thing i changed was to use 1/2 cup packed brown sugar instead of 1 cup granulated sugar. i've made the recipe once with the pecan/cornflake topping and once without, and i think i'll stick to just marshmallows from now on. if you have leftovers (unlikely since everyone will love it), the cornflakes lose their crunch and get soggy.

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  • JillsRecipes Posted: 11/10/11
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    This is absolutely fantastic! I have made it for Thanksgiving the last two years, and everyone always raves about it. I make it exactly as stated in the recipe.

  • crabbygirl1 Posted: 11/14/11
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    This was absolutely delicious!! Everyone at our Thanksgiving table wanted seconds! It is easy to make, but has layers and layers of taste to it!! We all LOVED it! I highly recommend this casserole - it will be a Thanksgiving tradition at our table!!

  • kimvac53 Posted: 11/15/11
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  • MelodieAnn11 Posted: 11/23/12
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    I was invited to Thanksgiving dinner at a friends home and had to make something to take with me. This dish was an absolute hit! and so easy to make! wonderful recepy!!! thank you!

  • GinnyG898 Posted: 11/23/12
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    This was the best dish I made for Thanksgiving this year. The topping is fantastic, the sweet potatoes are delicious, and the presentation is really impressive...this might be my new go-to sweet potato recipe ;)

  • TigerMom3 Posted: 03/30/13
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    This is the best sweet potato casserole recipe I have ever made. My family loved this recipe!!! It's a keeper!

  • ltdufo Posted: 12/04/12
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    New holiday staple!!!!

  • LauraJene Posted: 04/21/12
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    I have always stayed away from sweet potatoes with marshmellos on them. I decided to give it a try because the corn flakes seemed intriging. It was wonderful. The corn flakes added a kind of nutty crunch. My guest all went home with this recipe.

  • SillyRabbitt Posted: 11/28/13
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    Is there a reason why you say peel the potatoes after they're baked? That seems like it would be such a pain. AliceinAlanta to answer your question, you measure after you crush the corn flakes, and always add more butter ;)

  • ASWhit Posted: 11/28/13
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    Really delicious, even the picky eaters loved it. I did reduce the sugar as suggested and it was still great!

  • adluethi84 Posted: 01/14/14
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    Good, made for thanksgiving. Topping is really yummy.

  • Veronicaem Posted: 11/28/13
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    Just made this today for Thanksgiving 2013, it is completely gone! This will be my go to sweet potato recipe. It turned out exactly like the diagonal striped picture too. The only thing I did different that I saw other people comment on is the sugar. I did 1/2 cup white 1/2 cup brown instead of a whole cup of just white. It was just a tad too sweet. Next time I'll try 3/4 cup sugar instead. Oh! And the video show her using 1 1/2 cups butter whereas the recipe only calls for 1/2 a cup so I met in the middle and used 1cup. Tasted great. Thanks SL for this awesome recipe!

  • zembraski Posted: 11/29/13
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    Great addition to Thanksgiving menu. Enjoyed by all! Would use less melted butter. It did not need that much. Just a sprinkling on top!

  • LibbyJay1 Posted: 11/25/13
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    I use 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 c granulated instead of 1 c granulated. I also add couple dashes of pumpkin pie spice to the mashed sweet potatoes. This is the most requested potluck dish I've ever made. Love it!!!

  • Catimus Posted: 11/21/13
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    The most picky eaters in the world loved it! And its pretty!

  • AliceinAtlanta Posted: 11/21/13
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    Looks wonderful! Have not made yet but had to rate in order to ask these questions. Questions: The video shows 1 and 1/2 cups softened butter added to sweet potato mixture; the recipe calls for 1/2 cup softened butter to be added. Please, can someone clarify? Also, do you measure the corn flakes before or after crushing? Thanks!

  • pammiek Posted: 12/01/13
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    I like my sweet potatoes straight with a little butter, salt and pepper but was asked to bring sweet potato casserole to Thanksgiving dinner so I gave this recipe a try. It was a hit although I would suggest cutting the granulated sugar by half so you might actually taste the sweet potato goodness!

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