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Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Streusel

The pecan streusel topping on this sweet potato casserole makes it a special dish for Thanksgiving! For all of my foolproof Holiday recipes click here!

Sweet Potato Casserole

4-6 sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup butter
¼ cup milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp cinnamon
¼ tsp ginger
¼ tsp nutmeg

1 cup pecans chopped
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup flour
¼ cup butter, softened

Boil sweet potatoes until they are very soft; about 25 minutes. Drain sweet potatoes and transfer them to a mixing bowl. Add brown sugar, butter, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Mash until thoroughly combined and smooth. Pour mixture into a baking dish. In a small bowl mix pecans, brown sugar, flour and butter. Crumble over the top of the mashed sweet potatoes. Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 375°F for 30 minutes.

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie

This foolproof Pumpkin Pie recipe is perfect for all of your Holiday dinners!  For all of my Thanksgiving & Holiday recipes click here!

1 store-bought piecrust
1 cup pumpkin puree, fresh or canned
1 cup apple butter
1 cup evaporated milk
3 eggs, beaten
1½ tsp pumpkin pie spice
1 tsp vanilla extract
½ tsp salt

Press pie crust into a pie or tart pan.  In a large bowl combine pumpkin puree, apple butter, evaporated milk, eggs, vanilla extract, salt and pumpkin pie spice.  Pour mixture into the pie crust.  Bake at 375°F for 50-60 minutes or until filling is completely set. Enjoy with fresh whipped cream.

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My Thanksgiving Dinner Schedule!

Pulling off the perfect Thanksgiving Dinner takes some planning ahead so I’m sharing my 2 day Thanksgiving schedule to help you prepare!  This video features lots of tips to help keep you on track while preparing any Holiday meal.

For all of the full recipes featured in this playlist click here.

*This video is sponsored by Frigidaire.

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