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A slow cooker filled with sweet potato casserole topped with brown sugar pecan topping.

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Author: Serene @ House of Yumm
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x

Description

SLOW COOKER SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE. Sweet, creamy brown sugar sweet potatoes topped with a velvety brown sugar sauce and crunchy pecans!  This side dish is made even EASIER by using the slow cooker!  The perfect dish for Fall and all Holidays! 


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Ingredients

  • 3 pounds sweet potato (about 3 large sweet potatoes)
  • 1 cup water (more if using the stove)
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup whole milk

Topping

  • 1 cup pecan halves (roughly chopped)
  • 2/3 cup light brown suga
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup butter melted

Instructions

Slow Cooker Directions

  1. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes. Add to slow cooker (affiliate link) with the 1 cup of water. Cook on high heat for 3 hours until the sweet potatoes are softened.
  2. Add the light brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, and whole milk. Mash the potatoes and mix with all the ingredients until smooth.
  3. In a small mixing bowl combine the ingredients for the topping. Stir to combine. Spoon onto the top of the sweet potatoes. Cover and continue cooking on high for another 30 minutes.
  4. Serve warm and enjoy!

Oven Directions

  1. Peel and chop the sweet potatoes. Add to large pot on stovetop, add enough water to cover the potatoes. Cook on high heat for about 30 minutes until the sweet potatoes are softened.
  2. Add the light brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs, and whole milk. Mash the potatoes and mix with all the ingredients until smooth. Spoon into a 2 quart casserole dish. Smooth the top of the potatoes for the topping.
  3. In a small mixing bowl combine the ingredients for the topping. Stir to combine.
  4. Spoon onto the top of the sweet potatoes. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve warm and enjoy!


Notes

**Can use canned yams to save time. Skip to step 2!


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 356
  • Sugar: 27 g
  • Sodium: 213 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 64 g
  • Protein: 6 g

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