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Sweet Potato Souffle

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Ingredients

1 can (18-ounces) sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
1/3 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/3 cup melted butter
1 tablespoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

In a large mixing bowl combine sweet potatoes, granulated sugar, eggs, milk, melted butter, vanilla and salt. Mix well. Spoon potato mixture into a greased 2-quart square baking dish. In another bowl combine flour and brown sugar. Cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle over potato mixture. Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degrees oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden brown and knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Makes 9 servings.

Betty E. Johnson
Moline



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