Monday, January 7, 2013

Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

For the crust:
1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 cup pecans, chopped
1/3 stick butter, melted

For the sweet potato mixture:
3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 eggs, well beaten
1 stick of butter (1/2 cup), melted (this amount can be reduced or left out)

Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in a small mixing bowl. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Combine the sweet potatoes, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter and mix thoroughly.  Pour into a buttered baking dish and top with the brown sugar topping. Bake for 30 minutes and allow to set for 30 minutes before serving.

Serves 6

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