Loaded sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving: Try the recipe

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This Thanksgiving, take your sweet potatoes up a notch with this tasty recipe. 

Debi Morgan, creator of the Southern food blog Quiche My Grits, shared her “Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole” recipe with Fox News ahead of the holiday. 

What makes this recipe stand out is that it combines two of the most popular sweet potato casserole toppings: marshmallows and pecan streusel. 

The recipe also has cream cheese in the filling, which makes the dish “extra creamy” and even more flavorful, Morgan says in her blog post. 

This Thanksgiving, take your sweet potatoes up a notch with this recipe from Quiche My Grits. (Courtesy of Quiche My Grits)

“It’s sweet, savory, and crunchy, which makes it almost taste like dessert,” Morgan says in her blog. 

To try it yourself, here’s the “Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole” recipe from Quiche My Grits.

Ingredients

FILLING:

40 ounce can of drained sweet potatoes (or canned yams) 

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 Tablespoons butter

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

½ cup brown sugar

1 egg

1 teaspoon vanilla

This ‘extra creamy’ casserole combines both marshmallow and pecan streusel topping. (Courtesy of Quiche My Grits)

TOPPING:

1 cup chopped pecans

¼ cup brown sugar

2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour

2 Tablespoons butter

2 cups mini marshmallows

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