My Mom loves it, too, and requested I make it for Thanksgiving this year (I did).
Sweet Potato Casserole
3 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup milk
½ stick butter, melted
2 eggs, beaten
Combine all ingredients and spoon into 3-quart baking dish.
½ cup brown sugar
1 cup chopped pecans
1/3 cup flour
1/3 stick (2 ½ Tablespoons) melted butter
Combine all topping ingredients. Spread over potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees F for 35 minutes.