Thursday, December 22, 2011

Sweet Potato Casserole ( Recipe )

               Hello, and welcome back here today on  Garden The Easy Way this is Ken and Marilou.

               Today, Marilou and I would like to talk about one of our favorites holiday foods, and we have found two great tasting recipe on to share with you all.      

               Sweet Potato Casserole it is one of just about every one's  favorite holiday treats, it's so easy and quick to prepare and it is so delicious.  

               Recipe # 1    


2 large cans sweet potatoes, drained
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs  
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, melted          


3/4 cup oats
3 tablespoons flour
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/3 cup butter, melted
1 cup crushed pecans  
3/4 cup shredded coconut
mini marshmallows        

Mix the first 6 ingredients with a mixer. Prep baking dish with cooking spray, then pour in. Mix the topping ingredients by hand. Sprinkle on top.  

Bake uncovered at 350 F for 25 minutes.  Sprinkle marshmallows on top, then bake uncovered 5 more minutes.        

Submitted by:  Kimberly Mendez LaLonde  

           Recipe # 2

Millie's Sweet Potato Casserole  

3 c. canned Louisiana yams, mashed  
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 1/2 c. miniature marshmallows
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/4 c. cream
1 tbsp. butter, melted  
1/2 c. pecans, chopped        

Blend together the sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, spices, butter, cream and half the marshmallows. Spoon into buttered baking dish. Top with pecans and remaining marshmallows. bake at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes. Marshmallows should be delicately browned.  

               We hope that you will try this recipes, because Sweet Potato Casserole is so delicious. Thank you  all for being here today on Garden The Easy Way. We hope to be back tomorrow, until then happy gardening always, Ken & Marilou.