From, "At Your Service...Southern Recipes, Places and Traditions," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 3 cups chopped cooked sweet potatoes

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup flour

  • 1 cup pecans, chopped

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter


Combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, salt and vanilla in a large mixing bowl and beat until smooth.  Pour into a buttered 2-1/2 quart baking dish.  Combine the brown sugar, flour and pecans in a medium bowl.  Cut in the butter until crumbly.  Spread evenly over the sweet potato mixture.  Bake at 375 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes or until the top is brown.