Sweet Holiday Yummies

This recipe is a part of  our Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations every year and is definitely a family favorite! It can be prepared 2-3 days in advance if stored in a refrigerator, making it a great way to save time when preparing the stacked holiday menu!

Sweet Potato Base

mashed potatoes

  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs, well beaten

Topping Ingredients


  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup stick margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


Preheat oven to 350 °F. Mix together base ingredients and pour evenly into a 9×13 greased pan or glass dish. In a separate bowl, mix together the topping ingredients and pour over the potato base in the pan. Bake in oven for 30-40 minutes. 

Potatoes uncut
Fully cook the sweet potatoes before mashing. Using a fork, poke holes on the surface of each potato to allow it to cook all the way through.

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