Sweet Potato Pie

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Kelsey "Rose" Jones

By
@RoseAngell

This is the best recipe! I was my great grandmother's. However, if you don't want to cook the sweet potatoes from scratch, use canned sweet potatoes and mash them. Of course, we top it with whipped cream!

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This sweet potato pie recipe is a little different than others we've had. Mainly because of the addition of pecans not only to the top but the pie filling. Also, the cinnamon-sugar mixture sprinkled on top is unusual. Once cooled, it melts into the top of the pie and adds cinnamon sweetness. We loved the different twists to this sweet potato pie. A nice pie for the holidays. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 c
    sweet potatoes, peeled, cooked and mashed
  • 2
    eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 can(s)
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    pecans, finely chopped
  • 2
    pie crust, 9" each
  • TOPPING

  • 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1 c
    pecans, roughly chopped

How to Make Sweet Potato Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 425F. Blend together cooled, mashed sweet potatoes and slightly beaten eggs.
  2. Beat in brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
  3. Add evaporated milk and beat until well blended.
  4. Fold in pecans.
  5. Pour into 2 9-inch pie shells and bake at 425F for 15 minutes. Reduce oven to 350F for an additional 40 minutes.
  6. Mix sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Top pie with rough chopped pecans, cinnamon, and sugar mixture. Then bake for an additional 5 minutes or until inserted knife comes out clean.

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About Sweet Potato Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American



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