2013 Christmas Cookbook: Heavenly Sweet Potato Casserole
2 pounds (3 large) sweet potatoes, peeled, cubed
3/4 cup Musselman's Apple Butter
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup melted butter
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup pecans, chopped, optional
2 tablespoons butter, melted
Place potatoes in medium saucepan; add about 1 inch of water. Cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain very well. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 1 1/2-quart casserole with cooking spray. Mix apple butter, eggs, cream, honey and 1/4 cup melted butter. Add potatoes and beat by hand or with electric mixer until mashed and well mixed. Spoon into casserole.
Mix brown sugar, pecans and remaining butter in small bowl. Sprinkle over potatoes. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.