Ruth Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

This delectable Ruth Chris’ Sweet Potato Casserole is a classic and comforting dish that combines the sweetness of sweet potatoes with a crunchy nutty topping, making it a perfect side dish for any occasion.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This sweet potato casserole is a crowd-pleaser that strikes the perfect balance between sweet and savory flavors. The crunchy nut crust adds a delightful texture to the creamy sweet potato mixture, making it a standout dish on your dining table.



  • 1 cup brown sugar (reduce sugar to suit)
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted) SWEET POTATO MIXTURE
  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (can use canned to save time, just drain)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs (well beaten)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted


  1. Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts, and butter in a mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  3. Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs, and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Mix thoroughly.
  4. Pour the mixture into a buttered baking dish.
  5. Sprinkle the surface of the sweet potato mixture evenly with the crust mixture.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to set at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Kcal: 350 per serving
  • Servings: 8
  • Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the oven or microwave before serving.

Recipe Tips:

For added flavor, consider adding a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the sweet potato mixture before baking. You can also top the casserole with mini marshmallows during the last few minutes of baking for a gooey, sweet twist.

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