This is oh so good... just beware, it's a little like eating dessert. We decided it just needs a pie crust and it could be dessert. This is great for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but also for Easter.
4 and 1/2 C. cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 C. butter; melted
1/3 C. milk
1 C. white sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs, beaten
1 C. light brown sugar
1/2 C. all-purpose flour
1/3 C. butter
1 C. chopped pecans
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 X 13 inch baking dish.
2. In a large bowl, mix together mashed sweet potatoes, 1/2 C. butter, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and eggs. Spread sweet potato mixture into the prepared baking dish. In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar and flour. Cut in 1/3 C. butter until mixture is crumbly, then stir in pecans. Sprinkle pecan mixture over the sweet potatoes.
3. Bake for 25 mins. in the preheated oven, or until golden brown.