This is a great side dish for Thanksgiving.
Louisiana is the third largest grower of sweet potatoes. Sweet
potatoes are really starting to show its usability. Sweet Potato
French Fries have been around for years. Now, they are starting to
get recognized for their health benefits. It is a beneficial food for
diabetics, which I am one, for their help in stabilizing blood sugar and
in lowering insulin resistance.
4½ cups Sweet Potatoes cooked and mashed
1 stick Butter melted
1/3 cup Milk
1 cup Sugar
½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
2 Eggs beaten
1 cup Light Brown Sugar
½ cup Flour
3 tablespoons Butter
1 cup Pecans chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan. In
a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, 1 stick melted butter,
milk, sugar, vanilla, and eggs. Spread sweet potatoes mixture into the
baking dish. In a small bowl, mix together the brown sugar and
flour. Cut and mix in 3 tablespoons butter until the mixture is creamy, them
stir in the pecans. Sprinkle pecan mixture over sweet potatoes. Bake
for 25 minutes or until golden brown.