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mom's sweet potato pie

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a recipe by
Mr James Cawthon

My Mom would make Sweet potato pies for Thanksgiving.

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serves 08
prep time 40 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For mom's sweet potato pie

  • 2 md
    1 1/2 lb dark-orange sweet potatoes (about 2 medium-large) or 2 cups
  • 2 lg
    refrigerated pie crust, softened as directed on box
  • 1 stick
    or cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 can
    evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    bourbon or 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    1&1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pinch
    of salt
  • 2 md

How To Make mom's sweet potato pie

  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Place sweet potatoes on cookie sheet. Roast 1 hour or until tender. Cut potatoes in half. Scoop out pulp into medium bowl; discard skins. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  • 2
    Place pie crust in 9-inch deep-dish pie plate as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. Beat sweet potato pulp with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Add remaining ingredients; beat 1 minute or until well blended. Pour filling into crust-lined plate.
  • 3
    Bake 1 hour 15 minutes or until knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 4 hours. Store in refrigerator.

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