Copycat Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole


Copycat Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

Copycat Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

If you are looking for the ultimate side dish recipe, then this Copycat Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole is it. The sweet potatoes are lusciously creamy with a little butter and half half mixed in. The mashed sweet potatoes are covered with a pecan mixture. The crunch and flavor from the pecans complements the light sweet potatoes perfectly. This side dish is the perfect Thanksgiving side dish recipe, but it tastes great anytime of the year!


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Cooking MethodCasserole


  • 2 large sweet potatoes
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons half & half
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup butter


  1. Bake the sweet potatoes until they are tender. Peel & mash them. You should have 3-4 cups.

  2. Mash the potatoes with the three tablespoons of butter, half & half, and salt.

  3. Place the potatoes in 3-4 ramekins or one larger dish.

  4. Mix the brown sugar, flour and butter together until crumbly, add the pecans and place on top of sweet potato.

  5. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until the edges are bubbling and the topping lightly browned. Serve immediately.

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I have never had the money to eat at a Ruths Chris restaurant, but I have my own version of a sweet potatoe casserole that looks like the one I have seen in their pictures. The ingredients are very similar also except that my version has much more sugar goodness added to it. Who has tried this?


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