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sweet potato pie with ginger streusel

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lindsey Cook
Dallas, TX

I am in love with this pie. If it's wrong to have multiple pieces a day, then I don't want to be right. I can't wait to make it for my family at Thanksgiving.

(1 rating)
yield 10 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For sweet potato pie with ginger streusel

  • 1 1/2
    sweet potatos, peeled, cubed and boiled
  • 1
    batch pie dough (homemade or store bought)
  • 1 can
    evaporated milk
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    brown sugar
  • 3
    large eggs
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    all spice
  • zest of one orange
  • 15
    gingersnap cookies
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c

How To Make sweet potato pie with ginger streusel

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees. On a floured surface, roll out pie dough and fit to your pie dish.
  • 2
    If you haven't already, boil your peeled sweet potatos until they are completely cooked. Once soft, puree sweet potatos until smooth. Add some half and half (about a tbsp) if they are not pureeing easily.
  • 3
    Add pureed sweet potatos, evaporated milk, sugars, and eggs to a large bowl. Mix together. Add in spices, salt, vanilla, and butter. Mix until completely combined. Stir in orange zest.
  • 4
    Pour filling into pie shell. Bake for 30 minutes.
  • 5
    While pie is baking, prepare the ginger streusel. In a food processor, combine cookies, butter, sugar and flour. Pulse until mixture is combined and very crumbly.
  • 6
    Remove pie after baking for 30 minutes and sprinkle streusel on top. Return pie to oven and bake for an additional 13 minutes.
  • 7
    Let cool. In a cold bowl, mix together cream, syrup, and sugar. Continue to mix until the cream thickens and forms whipped cream. Dollop on pie and sprinkle cinnamon sugar on top.

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