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Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole for a Crowd is scrumptious & flavored with great spices.  It also frees up room in the oven on Thanksgiving. #creativesouthernhome #slowcookerrecipes #thanksgivingreicpes #sweetpotatocasserole #crockpotrecipes

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole for a Crowd

canned yams, brown sugar, nuts and spices all come together for sweet potato casserole. This version is cooked in the slow cooker to free up oven space, but can also be cooked in the oven.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword slow cooker sweet potato casserole, sweet potato casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Servings 20 servings
Calories 251 kcal
Author Kallee Twiner~Creative Southern Home


  • 2 40 oz Cans Yam (sweet potatoes in syrup)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp groung cloves


  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Drain the canned yams. 

  2.  Place in a a large mixing bowl.

  3. Add sugar, eggs, vanilla, milk and spices. 

  4. Mix until well combined add to a 6 quart slow cooker.


  1. In a large bowl add brown sugar, flour, and spices. 

  2. Mix will with a fork, getting out any lumps. 

  3. Cut in butter. 

  4. Mix in pecans.

  5. Sprinkle topping evenly over sweet potato mixture. 

  6. Cook on high for 3 hours remove the lid and cook for 1 hour longer on high.