Every once in a while, one of our residents will share one of their amazing family recipes with us and we will make it for the whole community to enjoy. This is one of the greatest recipe’s that we’ve received yet! It was so delicious, we thought we should share it with our online community, so we asked Millie, and her family if it would be okay to share it and they graciously said that they would be happy to share this recipe! I hope you’re hungry, because this recipe is one of those can’t put down the fork type of recipes.


Millie’s Famous Sweet Potato Casserole


4 cups sweet potato, cubed

½ cup white sugar

2 eggs, beaten

½ teaspoon salt

4 tablespoons butter, softened

½ cup milk

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

½ cup packed brown sugar

1/3 cup all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons butter, softened

½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 325° F. Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.
  1. In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, white sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth. Transfer to a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  1. In medium bowl, mix the brown sugar and flour. Cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle the mixture over the sweet potato mixture.
  1. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until the topping is light brown.