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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 4 hrs
Yield Makes 8 servings
This slow-cooker sweet potato casserole is sure to be a crowd pleaser, whether for a holiday meal or a casual family dinner.

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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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

  3. Cover and cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours.

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

  5. Dual Slow-Cooker Menu:

  6. * Roasted turkey

  7. * Cornbread dressing

  8. * Cranberry sauce

  9. * Green Bean Casserole

Southern Living Slow-Cooker Cookbook