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Holiday Recipe Collection | Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

In Recipes on November 10, 2011 at 10:30 am

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Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

FOR THE CRUST:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)
  • 1/3 stick butter — melted (Do not omit or reduce this amount)

FOR THE SWEET POTATO MIXTURE :

  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (Garnets looks best and be sure to bake them first)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs — well beaten
  • 1 stick butter — ( 1/2 cup) melted (You can leave it out or reduce it, if you wish) 

DIRECTIONS


  • Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour mixture into buttered baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the surface of the sweet potato mixture evenly with the crust mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to set at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Serves 6 Hint: Double the recipe. People will love the leftovers, which also freeze beautifully.
 Natural Socialite’s Note:  Add a little cinnamon, nutmeg & 1/4 cup milk to the sweet potato mixture to make it extra delish!!
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