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Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Pecan Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Pecan Topping is creamy, crunchy, toasty and so divine! You'll never top your sweet potatoes with marshmallows again.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Side, Side Dish, sweet potato casserole
Servings: 9 servings
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Erica Walker




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl or mixer, combine sweet potatoes, milk, brown sugar, melted butter, egg, vanilla, and salt.  Beat ingredients with a hand mixer (or in a mixer) until the sweet potatoes are light and fluffy.
    Mixing sweet potatoes for casserole
  • Transfer sweet potato mixture into a greased 9x9 inch baking pan.
    Mashed Sweet Potatoes in a casserole dish
  • Stir all of the topping ingredients together in a small bowl.
    Coconut Pecan topping in a glass bowl
  • Sprinkle the topping evenly over the sweet potatoes.  
    Sweet Potato Casserole before it is baked
  • Bake uncovered for 35 minutes.
    Baked Sweet Potato Casserole with wooded spoon next to it



This recipe can be double and cooked in a 9x13 baking pan to serve 12-15 people.


Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 39mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 13230IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1.1mg