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Amanda Hesser's Sweet Potato Casserole

Bake a homey, pecan-topped casserole with this recipe from "The Essential New York Times Cookbook," by Amanda Hesser. Also try: James Beard's Pureed Parsnips

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 6036


For the Sweet Potatoes

For the Topping


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  • martabell227ya
    25 NOV, 2015
    This is my ultimate favorite Thanksgiving recipe. Even my mother-in-law who hates anything with sweet potato always puts a heaping spoonful on her plate and believe me, that says something! The only thing I do different is halve the topping as, imo, it makes way too much.
  • DaynaP
    4 DEC, 2011
    I made this for my Bible Study brunch. It was wonderful! I made it the night before and heated it up again before the brunch. I doubled the recipe. The sweet potato used was very sweet, so I cut back on the brown sugar. This recipe will replace my old candied yam recipe for holiday meals.
  • miki779
    23 DEC, 2010
    I made this recipe for Thanksgiving this year and my family loved it! It was almost like eating sweet potato pie. I will continue making this recipe from now on.
  • cheryl1423
    18 NOV, 2010
    We have made this recipe for years since I switched over from the marshmallow-topped recipe. Everyone loves it and always requests it no matter which household we have Thanksgiving!

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