It’s almost that time, friends. Next week is THANKSGIVING! I love this special day for gathering family and friends as we reflect on all we are thankful for in our lives. We love to reminisce and we love to EAT! My sweet potato casserole is everyone’s FAVORITE!
Best Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe for Thanksgiving
What is a great sweet potato casserole? Well, it is the perfect combination of sweet, fluffy and crunchy. If your guests like sweet potato casserole then you will need to double this recipe.
Start with Fresh Sweet Potatoes
Yes, I use fresh sweet potatoes for the best sweet potato casserole. Scrub the sweet potatoes with a vegetable brush under running water then wrap in foil. Place foil wrapped potatoes on a sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for hour to hour and a half. After one hour I check if the potatoes are soft by gently squeezing them. When they are soft they are finished cooking. Set the hot sheet pan with sweet potatoes on cooling racks to cool.
Note: I do this 2 days before Thanksgiving. After the potatoes have cooled I refrigerate then until one day before Thanksgiving when I peel the potatoes and make the easy sweet potato casserole.
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Tools and Utensils
Every cook loves to have the best tools to make food preparation easy and fast. I wanted to share some of the best tools I used to prepare this recipe.
- My favorite mixer
- Vegetable scrubber
- Measuring cups
- Sheet pan
- Casserole dish
- Measuring spoons
- Oven timer
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