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Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole

This Crockpot Sweet Potato Casserole is a twist on a classic Thanksgiving side dish! Fresh sweet potatoes are cooked and mashed with the yummiest Fall spices and topped with a crunchy pecan streusel.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot, pecan streusel topping, thanksgiving side
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 453.01kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

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Ingredients

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • 4 pounds sweet potato peeled and cubed into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cubed
  • 2 large eggs room temperature and beaten

Pecan Streusel Topping

  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups pecans roughly chopped
  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Instructions

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Grease a 6 quart crockpot with cooking spray.
  • Place peeled and cubed potatoes into greased crockpot, then top with brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt, evaporated milk, vanilla, and cubed butter.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or until sweet potatoes are tender (can be easily pierced with a fork).
  • Uncover, add in eggs, then use a hand mixer to beat/mash the sweet potatoes until the desired texture is reached.
  • Smooth out the top with a spatula, then sprinkle pecan streusel (directions below) evenly over the top.
  • Cover the crockpot with a towel (it should not touch the sweet potatoes) to catch condensation, place on lid, then cook on HIGH for an additional 2 hours.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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Pecan Streusel Topping

  • In a large bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour, pecans, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt, and melted butter until well combined.
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Notes

I like to make the streusel topping about 10 minutes before the sweet potatoes are done cooking so it’s ready to go!

Nutrition

Calories: 453.01kcal | Carbohydrates: 58.55g | Protein: 5.97g | Fat: 23.41g | Saturated Fat: 9.06g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 63.53mg | Sodium: 468.49mg | Potassium: 552.24mg | Fiber: 5.18g | Sugar: 34.28g | Vitamin A: 16183.8IU | Vitamin C: 3.26mg | Calcium: 133.27mg | Iron: 1.67mg