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Sweet Potato Casserole Stuffed Egg Rolls with Bourbon Pecan Praline Sauce

Author: Southern Made Simple


Sweet Potato Casserole

  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 eggs large
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup salted butter softened

Casserole Topping

  • 1 cup brown sugar firm packed
  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans

Egg Rolls

  • 1 package egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for frying
  • 1 cup sugar + 1 tsp cinnamon for coating egg rolls

Bourbon Praline Sauce

  • 1 1/4 cup chopped roasted pecans
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 2-3 Tbs Bourbon
  • 1 tsp butter-nut flavored extract


Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Peel potatoes and slice into small pieces. Place them in a medium sauce pan and cover them until just covered with water. Cook over medium-low heat for 20 minutes, or until cooked through and tender
  • Drain potatoes and mash in a large mixing bowl. Add in sugar, eggs, evaporated milk and vanilla and mix well. Pour mixture into a baking dish.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • In a separate bowl, combine the ingredients for casserole topping and spoon mixture over mashed sweet potatoes
  • Bake for 35-40 minutes and allow to mostly cool before spooning into egg roll wrappers
  • Heat deep fryer to 350 F
  • Place a spoonful of casserole onto the end of an egg roll wrapper and roll according to package instructions
  • Cook egg rolls for 3 1/2 minutes in deep fryer and transfer to a wire rack over paper towels to drain grease. While still hot, toss in cinnamon sugar mixture for a light coating

Praline Sauce

  • Lightly toast pecans in oven heated to 350 F for 6-8 minutes
  • In a medium sauce pan, bring brown sugar, heavy whipping cream, salted butter, corn syrup and cinnamon to a boil, stirring constantly. Once boiling, lower the heat and allow to simmer for about 2 minutes
  • Remove from heat and add Bourbon, butter-nut flavoring and toasted pecans
  • Allow to cool slightly before serving

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