Sweet Potato Casserole

I did not learn to appreciate the sweet potato until around 9 or 10 years ago. I am not sure why or how I lived so long without ever having tried the sweet potato or having known about the sweet potato. Growing up  I was never introduced to this potato and I do not even think this potato ever entered our home; I am starting to feel deprived as a child.

Sweet Potatoes I have tried different sweet potato recipes such as mashed, sweet potato bites and the sweet potato casserole. I have to say that my sweet potato casserole is my favorite. It is so creamy and sweet that I cannot ever see myself serving any other type of sweet potato. When I have company on Thanksgiving I serve this dish and most often there are not any left overs. I must tell you that I have had people come to my home and say that they have already tried sweet potatoes and they think that they are gross and they do not like them and refuse to try them. After convincing them to take one bite, they fall head over heels and fill their plate up and then come back for seconds. For those non sweet potato lovers, I promise you that you will fall in love with these.

Sweet Potato Casserole
Recipe Type: Side Dish
Author: House of Fauci’s
The most amazing sweet potato casserole you will ever eat.
  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c melted butter
  • 1/3 c milk
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • mini marshmallows (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Wash, peel, and chop potatoes
  3. Place potatoes into boiling water
  4. Boil for 25-30 minutes until tender (you know they are ready when you can easily cut with a fork)
  5. Drain potatoes
  6. Place potatoes in a bowl and mash them
  7. Add melted butter, milk, 1/2 c brown sugar, vanilla, and egg to the potatoes and blend together
  8. Scoop potatoes into a prepared casserole dish
  9. Bake for 25 minutes
  10. Sprinkle 1 tbsp brown sugar on top of the sweet potato casserole
  11. Add the mini marshmallows
  12. Continue to bake until marshmallows are melted

As I said above, my Sweet Potato Casserole recipe is an all time favorite for those that enter my home. I have converted a handful of sweet potato haters into sweet potato lovers!

Sweet Potato Casserole


  1. Been looking for 30 minutes for a yam recipe WITHOUT pecans! Lol…this looks perfect. going shopping right now 🙂

  2. this looks and sounds amazing. I will be trying it. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Mmm pinned this for later. I’ve never made this before but I love when others make it.

  4. LOL!!! I have a similar recipes waiting to be published. Did not like the photos as much so waiting to make it again for new photos. We love sweet potatoes over here!!!

  5. I’m not a sweet potato fan, but the rest of my family is. I think they’d love this!

  6. Amanda McMahon says

    Great post! I love sweet potato casserole. Here in India the sweet potatoes are more “white” inside.

  7. That is a new way to make them. I may try this for one of the upcoming holidays.

  8. I am a huge fan of this recipe already and I haven’t even tasted it lol! I love sweet potatoes with pecans that would be a great addition to this recipe if you like that kind of thing 🙂

  9. Sweet potato fries beat french fries any day!

  10. This would be a perfect for Thanksgiving dinner this year! I just had a sweet potato for the first time not too long ago and loved it. I am looking forward to having them more often now!

  11. I love sweet potatoes but I have never been able to eat them with marshmallows. That is just too much sweet for me.

  12. Oh my!! I used to make something like this awhile back. I haven’t made it in a long time. I remember it being AMAZING. Almost like dessert!!
    May have to try this one soon!!
    Stopping by via the Southern Girl Blogging FB page!
    Have a great day!

  13. This sounds delicious, and perfect for Thanksgiving!

  14. I’ve never had a sweet potato casserole before, it looks absolutely delicious!

  15. Oh yum what a delicious sounding meal – my Dad is a huge fan of sweet potatos so I will have to share this with him.x

  16. This looks really good. I’m sure my husband would love it! Will try it for sure.

  17. I love sweet potatoes and this recipe sounds awesome! I can’t wait to try it!

  18. Sweet potatoes are my favorite! I’ve never made a casserole with them though so it’s worth a shot.

  19. I love sweet potato casserole! Perfect for Thanksgiving!

  20. Ah, the traditional sweet potato casserole. What would fall gatherings be without this side dish? Love the variation on this – pinned!

  21. Ooo, I’ve never had a sweet version of sweet potato (I hope that makes sense!). And this sounds delicious. One to try, thank you x

  22. This looks delicious! Thanks for the printable recipe card on it too!

  23. I LOVE sweet potato casserole. It’s one of those dishes that my mom always made, so, of course, I have to have it on my Thanksgiving and Christmas tables. My son does like it, but I’m still working on my daughter. Hopefully, she’ll come around soon.

  24. This looks yummy! Gonna pin for later.

  25. That Sweet Potato Casserole looks amazing, can I come take a bite? lol

  26. We never had sweet potatoes growing up because my mom doesn’t like them. I was like 30 years old before I discovered how amazing they are! Your casserole looks yummy!

  27. Oh my! I LOVE sweet potato, but I’ve never made a casserole. This is a must try! Stopping by from Southern Girl Blogging Community.

  28. I should give this a try. I love sweet potatoes but I don’t think I’ve ever had them in a casserole.

  29. I LOVE sweet potatoes and this looks so amazing.

  30. Gotta have the marshmallows on top. They are the cherry on top. It’s like my momma made!

  31. Looks yummy!

    It’s funny… I never liked sweet potatoes growing up. But, I have gradually grown to like them and now enjoy eating them at Thanksgiving (and other times!)



  32. This looks so delicious. I need to try it, I’ve only ever had Sweet Potatoe fries. They were super good so I think my kids would enjoy this too!

  33. It is do funny! I feel the same way. Truth is that it isn’t something you eat back home. That bring said, when in Rome…. Ready to try your cassetole

  34. This is my hubby’s absolute favorite dish, but he loves to add pecans too. I might have to give this a try to see if he likes it any better! Yum!

  35. I’ll have to try this recipe. I only recently started liking sweet potatoes but still don’t like them cooked certain ways. I could eat roasted sweet potatoes all day long!

  36. I love sweet potatos. My daughter also loved them when she was little. My family makes a sweet potato casserole every Thanksgiving and it has melted marshmellows on the top, yummy!

  37. Mmm, I love sweet potato casserole! This looks great!

  38. I love sweet potatoes. But sadly I am the only one in my family who does maybe this recipe will change their minds.

  39. Looks great. I think I might actually just love this one.

  40. I had to pin this to try it out for the hubby and mom. I hate sweet potatoes but I fix them for them quite alot, they love them. Can’t wait to try it out on them!

  41. I can eat sweet potatoes and I love eating them. My stomach wont flair up after I eat them and it’s easy to digest. I love the casseroles. I usually put marshmallows on top to melt them and butter and brown sugar oh this makes me very hungry.

  42. I love this dish over the holidays. I usually have someone else bring it to our dinner but maybe this year I will try making yours!

  43. Yummy! I have a big bag of sweet potatoes calling my name.

  44. Looks delicious! I’m a huge fan of sweet potatoes all year ’round, but I break out the casserole at Thanksgiving 🙂 And sometimes Christmas and Easter, too!

  45. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says

    I need to try this. I love me some sweet potatoes.

  46. Amanda Love says

    I love anything sweet potato. My mother makes a really nice sweet potato pie. I’ll have to give this casserole a try. Thanks for the recipe.

  47. I love sweet potato fries and I’m sure I would love this casserole. It looks delicious!

  48. My husband loves sweet potato recipes and now I can see why. He usually orders sweet potato fries whenever we go out to eat.

  49. Oh my sweet potato casserole is my favorite dish at thanksgiving.

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