Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping

December 22, 2018Teresa

I have a wonderful Sweet Potato Casserole recipe for you today. Just in time for Christmas! Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping is absolutely heavenly. This decadent side dish is sweet enough to serve for dessert! It’s actually a really easy recipe, too, only using a handful of ingredients. This recipe uses canned yams, although you can bake your own if you desire. The topping consists of coconut, pecans and Corn Flakes! It’s crunchy and adds just the perfect touch to the casserole.

Back in April we had some neighbors up one street from us invite us over for dinner. Linda outdid herself with lots of delicious items on the menu. We loved that meal. She allowed me to borrow her home-published cookbook. I copied down recipe after recipe of things I wanted to try. This Sweet Potato Casserole was one of those recipes. I have plenty of Sweet Potato Casserole recipes but this one had an intriguing topping. Coconut, pecans and Corn Flakes! I couldn’t resist.

We hosted our weekly Friday night care group/Bible study for a Christmas dinner last Saturday. John picked up a spiral cut ham a few weeks ago on closeout. So I knew I was going to serve Apricot Glazed Ham. This is a staple at our house. We make it almost every year for the holidays. I served the ham, this lovely Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping, a fantastic Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole and “That Good Salad.” The salad, Green Bean Casserole and Sweet Potato recipes are all recipes from my neighbor Linda. On top of that I also made my Black Forest Dream Dessert.

The food around our table that night was so mouthwatering. Everyone else brought at least two dishes so we had our choice of appetizers, main course and sides as well as desserts. It was hard to stop eating. 🙂 Believe me when I say everything was pretty drool-worthy.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy Sweet Potato Casserole for Christmas, this is the one to try! It’s really simple since it only uses 8 ingredients – and that includes the topping. I assure you, if you crank out this tasty side dish everyone will be coming back for seconds and thirds, and…..more. Enjoy.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping is awesome.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

I served Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping with Apricot Glazed Ham and Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole. Yum.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

This casserole bakes in about 30 minutes so it’s really quick and easy for the holidays.

Here’s what I did.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

I used these ingredients.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Drain yams (or sweet potatoes) and place in a large mixing bowl.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Mash with an electric mixer until sweet potatoes are smooth.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Add evaporated milk, sugar, eggs and part of the butter (melted).

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Mix again with an electric mixer until smooth.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Spoon sweet potato mixture into a greased 9×13″ glass baking dish. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Meanwhile, as casserole is baking, prepare topping: Melt remaining butter. Place pecans, coconut and crushed Corn Flakes in a mixing bowl. Stir in melted butter.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Stir topping ingredients to combine.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Remove casserole from oven.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Spread topping evenly over top of hot casserole.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Bake an additional 15 minutes at 400 degrees. 

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Serve!

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping is terrific with Apricot Glazed Ham and Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole.

Here’s the recipe.

SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE WITH COCONUT PRALINE TOPPING

(Recipe adapted from Linda Stiles, Ovilla, TX)

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping BigOven - Save recipe or add to grocery list Yum
This mouthwatering casserole is so rich and decadent it's like eating dessert! Sweet Potatoes are baked up like a souffle, then a coconut, pecan & Corn Flake topping is added. It's a terrific side dish for holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter.
Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish
Instructions
  1. Place drained yams into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mash potatoes with electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Add sugar, milk, eggs and ½ stick butter (softened and almost melted), and blend together.
  4. Pour into a greased 9x13” glass baking dish.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
  6. Topping: mix crushed cornflakes, pecans, coconut and ½ stick melted butter together.
  7. Sprinkle evenly over top of sweet potatoes (yams).
  8. Bake another 15 minutes at 400 degrees or until topping starts to brown.
Recipe Notes
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen
Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Our company raved over these sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

Serving it with Apricot Glazed Ham and Cracked Out Green Bean Casserole made for one perfect comfort food meal.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish

One of the gals said she felt this was like eating dessert. So yummy.

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping BigOven - Save recipe or add to grocery list Yum
This mouthwatering casserole is so rich and decadent it's like eating dessert! Sweet Potatoes are baked up like a souffle, then a coconut, pecan & Corn Flake topping is added. It's a terrific side dish for holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter.
Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
Ingredients
Sweet Potato Casserole with Coconut Praline Topping | Can't Stay Out of the Kitchen | this quick & easy side dish uses only 8 ingredients making it so easy for the #holidays. Perfect for #Christmas dinner. The topping includes #coconut, #pecans & #CornFlakes! So, so good. #SweetPotatoes #SweetPotatoCasserole #casserole #sidedish #HolidaySideDish #ChristmasSideDish #EasyHolidaySideDish
Instructions
  1. Place drained yams into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Mash potatoes with electric mixer until smooth.
  3. Add sugar, milk, eggs and ½ stick butter (softened and almost melted), and blend together.
  4. Pour into a greased 9x13” glass baking dish.
  5. Bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes.
  6. Topping: mix crushed cornflakes, pecans, coconut and ½ stick melted butter together.
  7. Sprinkle evenly over top of sweet potatoes (yams).
  8. Bake another 15 minutes at 400 degrees or until topping starts to brown.
Recipe Notes
© Can’t Stay Out of the Kitchen

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