This recipe, that belonged to my Grandmother, is such a familiar one to my family that my Neices' refer to it as "the Aunt Cheryl stuff". I think if I were to show up at my Mama's house at Thanksgiving and Christmas without this dish they would make me go back to the house and get it.
SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE
3 c mashed, cooked sweet potatoes
1 c sugar
1/2 c butter, softened
1 t vanilla
Mix together and pour into buttered casserole dish.
1 c light brown sugar
1 c chopped pecans
1/4 c butter, softened
1/2 c flour
Mix well and spread over potatoes.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes in a preheated oven.