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Sweet Potato Pie

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Source: https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/sweet-potato-pie/ Photo: Betty Crocker


Serves
8
Prep
30 mins
Cook
50 mins

This creamy sweet potato pie is subtly spiced and slices beautifully! We suggest baking up a few sweet potato pies around the holidays to give to friends and family. — North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission


Ingredients



  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1-1/2 pounds), peeled and cubed

  • 1/3 cup butter, softened

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 2 large eggs at room temperature, lightly beaten

  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)

  • Whipped Cream For Serving(Optional)


Directions



  1. Place sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan; add water to cover. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, until tender, 13-15 minutes. Drain potatoes; return to pan. Mash until very smooth; cool to room temperature.

  2. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs; mix well. Add milk, two cups mashed sweet potatoes, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt; mix well. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake until set or a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, about 35-40 minutes longer. Cool. Store in refrigerator.

  3. Add Whipped Cream if desired when serving.


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