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southern sweet potato pie

Recipe by
mary hendricks
conyers, GA

Sometimes simple is best. This was my kids fathers great grandmothers recipe. My sons favorite pie. And honestly I've tried a lot of recipes hands down this is the best. Fresh sweet potatoes work best. You won't regret it. You can use this for the sweet potatoes suffle as well. Just place in baking dish cook 30 minutes and top with brown sugar pecan and butter or marshmallow and put back in oven for 10 minutes 5 lbs makes about 6 cups of mashed sweet potatoes.

yield 32 slices 4. Regular depth pies
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For southern sweet potato pie

  • 5 lb
    sweet potatoes
  • 1/3 stick
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4
    pie crust shell

How To Make southern sweet potato pie

  • 1
    Boil sweet potatoes until soft. Peel and mash
  • 2
    Take 3 cups of mashed sweet potatoes and mix other ingredients in until well blended and smooth
  • 3
    Pour into pie shells and bake in preheated oven. 350° for 35 minutes