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Lightened Up Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole

Cook Time4 hrs 30 mins
Total Time4 hrs 30 mins
Servings: 8 -10 side dish servings


For the sweet potato casserole:

  • 10 cups peeled and chopped sweet potatoes about 5 large sweet potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup whole milk

For the topping:

  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Place sweet potatoes, coconut sugar, maple syrup, ground cinnamon, orange juice, salt and chicken broth in a slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Either blend mixture with an immersion blender, adding milk to the slow cooker, or transfer to a stand blender with the milk and blend until smooth. Return to slow cooker if you use a stand blender.
  • In a small bowl combine melted butter, pecans, coconut sugar, and cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle mixture over sweet potato puree in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 30 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!