Yam Pie

Yam Pie Recipe

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Sharon Collins

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This pie was presented at the East Texas Yamboree booth of the 1996 Folklife Festival and the Senior editor tasted this and proclaimed it "one of the best pies I've ever eaten". The Gilmer, TX folks have served Yam Pie at the booth since the festival began 43 years ago.

My family and friends have loved this pie, too. They always asks for this recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
8
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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2-3 large
sweet potatoes, unpeeled
1/4 c
margarine/butter
1 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
allspice, ground
2
eggs, beaten
3/4 c
milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
unbaked 9" pastry shell

How to Make Yam Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Scrub sweet potatoes, and cook in boiling water for 20 minutes, or until soft; drain and peel. Mash enough sweet potatoes to measure 2 cups; set aside to cool completely.
  • 2Combine next 5 ingredients in a large mixing bowl, and mix well. Add mashed sweet potatoes and eggs, and beat until smooth. Gradually add milk and vanilla, beating well.
  • 3Pour filling into pastry shell. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, or until set. Serve pie warm or cold.

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About Yam Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #sweet, #potato




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