Things You’ll Need:
- about 3 medium sweet potatoes
- 1/2 C brown sugar
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/2 C milk OR evaporated milk
- 1/3 C melted butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 C crushed ginger snap cookies
- 1/4 C flour
- 1/4 C melted butter
- 1/4 C chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 350 F. Peel about three medium sweet potatoes Chop into several large chunks and place them in a 3 quart saucepan. Add enough water to cover, then boil until soft (test with fork). When soft, drain the water out with the lid of the pot or with a strainer.
Now, place the sweet potatoes in a large bowl and mash with a potato masher.
Combine the sugar , vanilla, two beaten eggs, milk and 1/3 C of melted butter with the mashed sweet potato.
Spray a 2 qt casserole dish with cooking spray. Add sweet potato mixture. and spread evenly.
In a small bowl, add crushed cookies, nuts, flour, and melted butter. Mix thoroughly.
Sprinkle topping over the potatoes in the casserole dish. Bake at 350 F for about 35 minutes, or until heated through. It will bubble around the edge