Nothing screams more Thanksgiving dinner than a sweet potato casserole! If you are a big fan of this traditional dish but haven’t figure out which is your favorite, we invite you to try these amazing dishes that taste like home!
1. Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole
We can’t start talking about sweet potato casseroles if we haven’t introduced you about the main traditional one! A sweet potato casserole is a traditional thanksgiving dish used as a companion of the main meal. Is made out of sweet potatoes, milk, brown sugar, unsalted butter, ground cinnamon, salt, eggs and vanilla extract to make a delicious puree that is usually topped with a variety of ingredients!
2. Sweet Potato Casserole With Pecans
A deliciously lightly sweetened potato casserole with mashed sweet potatoes and a crunchy brown sugar pecan streusel on top. Make your classic sweet potato casserole but make sure to have this for the streusel topping: ¾ cup of brown sugar, ½ cup of flour, 5 tablespoons of melted butter and ¾ cup of chopped pecans. Mix all the ingredients and sprinkle them on top of your casserole!
3. Sweet Potato Casserole With Marshmallows
For this particular recipe, you will need to make you basic sweet potato casserole and if you wish to add the pecan streusel as a topping but with one more ingredient that screams holidays as now other: marshmallows! Make the casserole, add the streusel topping and some lined marshmallows and this dish will become one of your holiday’s favorite!
4. Sweet Potato Casserole With Brown Sugar Topping
The traditional deliciousness of a sweet potato casserole but upgrade with a crunchy and nutty top layer of brown sugar and pecans topping. Definitely a must-try for this Thanksgiving season! To make this topping you will need 5 tablespoons of melted butter, 2/3 cup of brown sugar, 2/3 of flour and an optional cup of pecans. Mix them all and use your fingers to create moist crumbles you will sprinkle on top of your casserole. Bake and enjoy!
5. Praline Sweet Potato Casserole
Variety in toppings is what gives sweet potato casseroles their unique flavor! In this case, try adding a praline topping to your traditional recipe of the casserole. To make this topping you will need 5 tablespoons of melted butter, ¾ cup of finely chopped pecans, ¾ cup of light brown sugar and ½ cup of flour. Mix all the ingredients together and sprinkle them over your sweet potato casserole!
6. Buttery Cracker Sweet Potato Casserole
This sweet, creamy and above all buttery sweet potato casserole is going to make you want to bring those holiday pants out to have an extra piece! Make your usual sweet potato casserole but add a buttery cracker topping by combining 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, 1/3 cup of brown sugar and 4 tablespoons of melted butter. Combine all the ingredients until they resemble wet sand and sprinkle over the casserole. The result with leave you licking the bowl!
7. Cranberry Sweet Potato Casserole
Heard of a more holiday duo? Neither have us! But cranberries and sweet potatoes match as if they were meant to be! Make your usual sweet potato casserole but be sure to add a cup of fresh cranberries and some pecans and marshmallows for an extra flavor to the dish! Add some orange zest for a citrus flavor that will pair with the sweetness of the ingredients perfectly!
8. Coconut Sweet Potato Casserole
Spinoff and more tropical flavor to your traditional sweet potato casserole! Add some coconut flakes as a topping to your usual holiday recipe. Be sure to also add coconut oil and coconut cream to make the flavor richer. This recipe will definitely make your sweet potato casserole healthier and will also surprise your guests with a twist at the usual side dish!
9. Sweet Potato Casserole With Oatmeal Topping
Oatmeal makes everything better and sweet potato casseroles are no exception to this rule! Make your usual sweet potato casserole but change the topping a bit by adding 1 1/3 cups of rolled oats, 1 cup of chopped pecans, ½ cup of almond meal, ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon of kosher salt, 5 tablespoons of melted coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of maple syrup. Combine all the topping ingredients until moist and sprinkle them on top of your casserole!
10. Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Casserole
You can have this casserole as a breakfast, side dish or dessert, your choice! This is a naturally sweet, simple and comforting dish you need to try. Make sure you bake your traditional sweet potato casserole, but this time add shredded apples and optional raisins and chopped pecans. Trust us, you won’t regret it!
You’ll want to host a lot of Thanksgiving parties this year just to try out all these recipes!
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