sweet potato casserole

for easter, i made this.

for thanksgiving, i made *this:

ingredients:

4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters
3/4 to 1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup butter, cup up
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon lemon juice
4 eggs lightly beaten
1 cup crushed gingersnap cookies or graham crackers
2 tablespoons melted butter

instructions:

Boil sweet potatoes, drain and return to pan. Grease a 3-quart rectangular baking dish; set aside.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees, slightly mash potatoes with a potato masher. Stir in brown sugar, the 1/2 cup butter, the milk, and lemon juice. Cool for 5 minutes; stir in eggs. Transfer sweet potato mixture to prepared baking dish.

For topper, in a medium bowl stir together gingersnaps and the 2 tablespoons melted butter. sprinkle on top of the potato mixture. {i doubled this + added more brown sugar.}

Bake for 30-35 minutes or until an instant read thermometer inserted in center registers 160 degrees.

*this was the winner!
{recipe via holiday recipes magazine}

2 responses to “sweet potato casserole

  1. This looks great! Thanks so much for sharing all of these great recipes! I have never done anything with sweet potatoes and I really want to…I am going to try this!

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