Featured Posts

Sweet Potato Crunch

What happens when pumpkin pie meets pecan pie? Sweet Potato Crunch is born!

sweetpotatocrunch14 437x575 Sweet Potato Crunch

For years our family made sweet potatoes for the sake of tradition on Thanksgiving. No one really ate them except maybe my Grandparents. Then about 10 years ago my Mom tried a new recipe for Sweet Potatoes and we have never looked back! They are so gooood! I cut the recipe in half for our little family so if the ingredients listed don’t look the same in the pictures, that’s why. There is a printable version at the bottom of the post.

First boil the sweet potatoes until soft. Then drain and allow them to cool.

sweetpotatocrunch1 Sweet Potato Crunch

Peel sweet potatoes and add to the mixing bowl.

sweetpotatocrunch2 Sweet Potato Crunch

sweetpotatocrunch3 418x575 Sweet Potato Crunch

Add:

2 large eggs
1 c sugar
3 c cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1 stick butter
1 tsp vanilla

sweetpotatocrunch4 381x575 Sweet Potato Crunch

Mix well.

sweetpotatocrunch5 381x575 Sweet Potato Crunch

Add to 9×13 pan or deep pie dish (because I halved the recipe I used a 9×9 pan.)

sweetpotatocrunch6 Sweet Potato Crunch

Mix topping in a separate bowl:
1/3 c flour
6 Tbsp butter, softened
1 c brown sugar
1 c finely chopped pecans

sweetpotatocrunch7 Sweet Potato Crunch

Sprinkle topping over the filling.

sweetpotatocrunch9 Sweet Potato Crunch

sweetpotatocrunch10 Sweet Potato Crunch

Bake at 350 for 40-45 minutes.

sweetpotatocrunch11 Sweet Potato Crunch

sweetpotatocrunch12 Sweet Potato Crunch

Enjoy! Trust me, your family will love them and it just might end up your new family tradition too!

sweetpotatocrunch17 Sweet Potato Crunch

Want to keep up with us at Over the Big Moon….click here to learn how to subscribe!

Lisa

Author/co-founder of Over the Big Moon since 2011. I am passionate about creating, graphic design, DIY projects, gardening, cooking and all things home and family...with the exception of laundry! Most importantly I am a wife to my best friend, John and a Mom to 3 amazing boys! Thanks for stopping by today!
  • Vickie

    Yummy!

  • Diana Hansen

    Yummy!

  • suenlynnb

    it looks like reindeer dump but it is sooooooooooooo good!

  • Mandi P

    Looks good. Is the butter for the filling supposed to be melted. It looks like it in your picture, but the recipe doesn’t say to melt it.

    • johnlisa02

      Yes melt the butter!

  • KSU1016

    These potatoes have been a thanksgiving tradition for years –
    Everyone loves them, even people who swear they don’t like sweet potatoes. I bake the sweet potatoes instead of boiling them – a taste test would be interesting!