Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping

This slow-cooker sweet potato casserole is sure to be a crowd pleaser, whether for a holiday meal or a casual family dinner.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 4 Hours

Ingredients

2 (29-ounce) cans sweet potatoes in syrup, drained and mashed (about 4 cups mashed)
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/3 cup heavy whipping cream
3/4 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter, melted

Preparation

Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl; beat at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add whipping cream; stir well. Pour into a lightly greased 3-quart slow cooker.

Combine pecans and remaining 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Sprinkle over sweet potatoes.

Cover and cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours.

Alternative to the Oven: This is a great holiday side that cooks on the countertop while your turkey and dressing fill your oven.

Dual Slow-Cooker Menu:

* Roasted turkey

* Cornbread dressing

* Cranberry sauce

* Green Bean Casserole

Note:

Southern Living Slow-Cooker Cookbook

February 2006