Southern sweet potato casserole with a crunchy pecan streusel topping that's sure to be a favorite side dish recipe on any table during the colder months. Creamy Sweet Potatoes pairs perfectly with the crunchy pecan and oat topping. This side dish will bring a balanced sweetness to your savory holiday meal.
Cover the cubed sweet potatoes until just barely covered with water.
Add salt to the water and place pot onto the stove.
Turn on the burner to high, and allow sweet potatoes to heat until boiling.
Once boiling, reduce heat to low-medium and continue to cook sweet potatoes until fork tender. About 10-15 minutes. If you can easily cut a cube of sweet potato with a fork then they are done and ready to be drained.
Drain cooked sweet potatoes into a colandar in the sink. Allow the sweet potatoes to sit in the sink undisturbed for 5 minutes to allow the majority of the water to be drained out.
To the mixing bowl add: butter, brown sugar, heavy whipping cream, cinnamon, and vanilla extract.
Mix on low speed with your stand mixer until creamy.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Grease a square 8x8 baking dish with butter.
Spoon sweet potato mixture into baking dish.
Sprinkle the crumb mixture onto the sweet potatoes in the baking dish.
Bake the sweet potato casserole in the preheated 350°F oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.
Serve alongside your favorite savory dishes.
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