Southern Sweet Potato Pies

Southern Sweet Potato Pies Recipe

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Judy Martin


My friend, Patty, gave me this recipe years ago and it makes absolutely the best sweet potato pies I have ever eaten. I sincerely hate to admit this, as Patty is my ex-husband's wife! She, too, is a really good cook. Thanks, Patty for the recipes all thru the years!


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each pie serves 8
10 Min
1 Hr


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  • 1 1/2 c
    cooked sweet potatoes, mashed
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 c
  • 1 1/2 stick
    butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 5 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 12 oz
    can of evaporated milk
  • 1 pkg
    frozen deepdish pie shells

How to Make Southern Sweet Potato Pies


  1. Place sweet potatoes into mixer bowl and add the sugar and the flour. Blend.
  2. Add eggs and evaporated milk. Blend well.
  3. Add the vanilla. Beat 2 min. with mixer to help remove any strings in sweet potatoes.
  4. Add the melted butter and blend well.
  5. Pour into 2 uncooked pie shells.
  6. Bake 1 hour in a preheated 350 degree oven. Center will be jiggly when done. Remove from oven and cool on rack.
  7. Store leftovers in refrigerator.

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About Southern Sweet Potato Pies

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #light, #fluffy, #tasty

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