It is definitely going to be a new holiday tradition.
3 C. Mashed Sweet Potato
1 C. White sugar
1/2 t. Salt
1 t. Vanilla
2 Eggs, well beaten
1 Stick Butter, soft
1 C. Light Brown Sugar
1/3 C. Flour
1 C. Chopped Pecans
1/3 Stick of Butter, melted
1-Combine crust ingredients in a bowl & mix. Set aside.
2-Combine filling ingredients in a bowl in order listed; one at a time.
3-Pour sweet potato mixture into a buttered 9x9 dish; make sure butter goes way up the sides to make sure the crust doesn't stick.
4-Sprinkle crust mixture over filling evenly.
5-Bake @ 350* for 30 minutes. Let cool for 20 minutes.