Individual Sweet Potato Casseroles For Your Thanksgiving Feast

  • If you are still on the hunt for a recipe that will steal the show at your Thanksgiving feast this year, look no further than these individual sweet potato casseroles. Fluffy pureed sweet potatoes? Check. Crumbly layer of crunchy buttery pecans? Double check. These spiced mini sweet potato casseroles are perfect for a smaller crowd; the recipe yields 5 generous servings. Of course the recipe can be easily doubled and made in a full size baking dish (8×8 baking dish, or 2 quart) to serve double (10-12 servings). The presentation is delightful in the ramekins and the taste even more so. Your guests will go home super satisfied after enjoying this Thanksgiving classic!

    The sweet and crunchy topping of these individual sweet potato casseroles mean that it’s entirely possible that they will be gone before your Thanksgiving dinner even starts!


    Individual Sweet Potato Casseroles

    Individual Sweet Potato Casseroles

    Individual Sweet Potato Casseroles

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    Servings: 5


    • For the filling:
    • mashed sweet potato: 1 1/2 cups (2 medium-sized)
    • unsalted butter: 2 tablespoons, melted
    • whole milk: 1/4 cup
    • maple syrup: 2 tablespoons
    • egg: 1, large
    • salt: 1/4 teaspoon
    • For the Topping:
    • pecans: 1/3 cup, roughly chopped
    • all-purpose flour: 1/4 cup
    • packed brown sugar: 1/4 cup
    • unsalted butter: 2 tablespoons, melted
    • pumpkin pie spice: 1/4 teaspoon
    • salt: 1/8 teaspoon


    Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Steam or boil peeled sweet potatoes until tender. Mash until smooth and allow to cool slightly before whisking with the melted butter, milk, maple syrup, egg and salt.

    Step 2: Lightly grease ramekins with extra melted butter or cooking spray. 

    Step 3: In a medium-sized bowl combine the chopped pecans, flour, brown sugar, butter, pumpkin pie spice, and salt. 

    Step 4: Transfer the sweet potato mixture evenly into the 5 greased ramekins. Sprinkle the pecan crumbles evenly over each ramekin and bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes or until the centers are set and the topping is golden. Allow to cool slightly before serving. 

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