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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble

Ginger-spiced sweet pecans top this tempting casserole of mashed sweet potatoes flavored with maple syrup and raisins.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

25 min.

Total Time:

55 min.


  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup apple juice
  • 4 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1 ½” chunks
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup pecan pieces
  • ¼ cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground ginger
  • 10 Tbs. butter, melted
  • ½ cup pure maple syrup
  • ¾ tsp. salt


  1. In microwave-safe bowl, combine raisins and apple juice; microwave on High in 15-second intervals until hot, about 45 seconds. Let stand 30 minutes; drain well. 
  2. Meanwhile, in large pot, bring potatoes and enough salted water to cover to boil over high heat; reduce heat to medium-low and cook until tender, 15-20 minutes. Drain well. 
  3. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 1½ qt. baking dish with cooking spray. Combine flour, pecans, brown sugar and ½ tsp. ginger. Stir in 5 Tbs. butter until crumbly; reserve. 
  4. Return drained potatoes to same pot; mash with maple syrup and remaining 5 Tbs. butter until smooth; stir in raisins, salt and remaining ½ tsp. ginger. Transfer to baking dish. Top with pecan mixture. Bake 30 minutes or until topping is lightly browned and potatoes are hot. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.

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