Sweet Potatoes With a Pecan Topping

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Total Time
1hr 20mins
20 mins
1 hr

Creamy sweet potatoes topped with a crunchy pecan topping that has melted/caramelized into a delicious layer between the topping and the potatoes.

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  1. Wash potatoes and bake them in a 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until fork tender.
  2. Slice cooked potatoes in half and scoop out the insides into a large bowl.
  3. Add the sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla, and salt; mash with a potato masher.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar, pecans, flour, and butter.
  5. Mash together with a pastry cutter or fork, until thoroughly combined.
  6. Spread the sweet potato mixture in a baking dish.
  7. Sprinkle the crumb mixture all over the top.
  8. Bake at 400 for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.