Sweet Potatoes with Caramel Sauce

Ingredients (Easy to half)


6 sweet potatoes 

½ cup cream

¾ cup brown sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 cup chopped pecans

Optional: I added ½ tsp salt

For Sauce:

½ cup (1 stick) butter

1 cup sugar

½ tsp salt

1 tsp vanilla

½ cup cream warmed in the microwave


Bake or microwave sweet potatoes until soft and cool slightly.

Peel and mash potatoes.

Add cream, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt (if desired)

Spray a 9x13 casserole with cooking spray and add potatoes, making a small well in the middle for the sauce.

Sprinkle pecans over the top.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Melt butter in an iron skillet or heavy sauce pan and stir in sugar.

Cook over medium heat until golden.

Remove from heat and add warmed cream, vanilla and salt.

Cook for 2 more minutes until smooth and pour into well in sweet potatoes.

Bake 25-30 minutes until warmed through.

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