Total time: 1 hour 

Servings: 8


1 1/2 lb. sweet potatoes

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup milk

1 beaten egg

3 tbsp. butter, cubed

1 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

2 tbsp. butter

1/2 cup chopped pecans


1. Roast sweet potatoes (about 3 large potatoes) in the oven until tender. Let cool and peel skin.

2. Combine hot potatoes, granulated sugar, milk, egg, the 3 tablespoons of cubed butter, and vanilla. Using a wooden spoon, mix the ingredients, but leave the sweet potatoes a little chunky. 

3. Pour mixture into a greased 2-quart square baking dish.

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4. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and flour and cut in the 2 tablespoons of butter using a fork or your hands. It should look like crumbs once you're done. Add the pecans and sprinkle on top of sweet potatoes.

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5. Bake uncovered at 350º for about 25 minutes. Enjoy! 

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