Individual Sweet Potato Casserole

There just has to be a sweet potato casserole at my Thanksgiving table!!!

 

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Unfortunately my family doesn’t feel the same way.  For me there is just something about the mixture of a sweet potato with all these trimmings that bring a smile to my face and let me know that the holiday season is officially here.  So instead of making a whole casserole that hardly gets touched,  I make an easy individual sweet potato casserole for fans like me.

Here is what you will need:

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  • sweet potatoes – nice sized and scrubbed clean
  • butter
  • brown sugar
  • mini marshmallows
  • pecans – chopped
  • salt & pepper

Here is what you need to do:

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Rub your sweet potatoes with a little oil and sprinkle with salt & pepper.  Wrap them up tightly  in foil and place in a slow cooker. Add about a ½ cup of water to the base of the slow cooker.  It’s ok to stack the potatoes if you are making a bunch.  I like to use the slow cooker with this dish. This way I can set it all up and forget about them until it’s time to finish them under the broiler.

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Cook on high for 4 hours.

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When they are ready, slice open and break up the inside with a fork. Sprinkle with brown sugar, salt & pepper. Cube up butter and add a few pieces to the mix.  Top with mini marshmallows and chopped pecans and put under broiler until marshmallows are nicely toasted.

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And there you have it. :)

Yukon Gold Potato Gratin up next.

 

xoxo

Jill  ♥

4 Comments on Individual Sweet Potato Casserole

  1. Grace
    November 18, 2015 at 7:54 am (2 years ago)

    Great Idea!! Now I can make everyone in my family happy.

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    • jillyd
      jillyd
      November 18, 2015 at 11:03 am (2 years ago)

      :) Have a great Thanksgiving !

      Reply
  2. Marie
    November 18, 2015 at 8:26 am (2 years ago)

    This will def come in handy considering I only have one oven to work with on Thanksgiving.

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    • jillyd
      jillyd
      November 18, 2015 at 11:02 am (2 years ago)

      Totally understand :)
      Have a great Thanksgiving!!

      Reply

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