For more than 60 years,
a publication centered on life in Mississippi.
Today is September 27, 2022

Sweet Potato Casserole


Side Dishes


3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup margarine
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup raisins (optional)

1 cup light-brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup margarine
1/2 cup flour


Mix potatoes, sugar, margarine, eggs, vanilla and raisins, and pour into a casserole dish. Mix topping ingredients well and spread over potatoes. Bake at 350 F for 40 to 60 minutes (to your desired doneness). This recipe may be doubled.

This recipe was a grand prize winner at the first Vardaman Sweet Potato Festival, held more than 40 years ago.


Mississippi Sweet Potato Council

Site designed by Marketing Alliance, Inc.