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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie – If you’re looking for the BEST sweet potato pie recipe, you’ve found it! This pie has a crisp and buttery crust, filled with a soft and luscious sweet potato layer, and topped with whipped cream.

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is so good! I love the flavor of sweet potatoes so this is a must-make year after year at Thanksgiving (and sometimes even Christmas!). You can either use homemade butter pie crust or pre-made, totally up to you which you prefer. Additionally, I love serving it with whipped cream and caramel sauce.

Common Questions About Making a Sweet Potato Pie

What is a sweet potato pie?

Sweet potato pie is a fall dessert that’s made by making a filling with mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar, granulated sugar, evaporated milk, butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and cinnamon. Once combined, it is transferred to a pie dish that is lined with pie crust and then baked.

How many servings does this recipe make?

This recipe makes 1 pie that can be cut into about 8 slices.

How long does this pie last?

Store any leftover pumpkin pie covered in the fridge for up to 3 days.

What can I serve this pie with?

I like serving it with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel!

What other pies can I make for Thanksgiving?

Some of my other favorite Thanksgiving pies include –

Can I decorate the pie?

I like to roll out the excess pieces of pie crust and cut them into full shape like leaves and then put them on the pie. To do so –

Reroll the scraps of pie dough and cut out leaf (or your chosen shape) to decorate the pie. Place the dough on a parchment lined baking sheet and chill the dough in the fridge until you are ready to bake the pie.

Bake the decorative pie crust pieces for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp.

Should I use pre-made pie crust or homemade?

I personally use homemade in this recipe but either will work! Click HERE for my homemade butter pie crust recipe.

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Yield: 8 Servings

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie – If you’re looking for the BEST sweet potato pie recipe, you’ve found it! This pie has a crisp and buttery crust, filled with a soft and luscious sweet potato layer, and topped with whipped cream.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 butter pie crust (homemade or pre-made)
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes (about 1 - 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Unroll the pie crust and place it into a 9" pie plate, crimping edges if desired.
  2. Place sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan and add enough water to cover the sweet potatoes. Bring to a boil before reducing heat to a simmer. Cook for 13-15 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender when poked with a fork.
  3. Drain potatoes and then mash until very smooth.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups of the mashed sweet potatoes, brown sugar, granulated sugar, evaporated, melted butter, eggs, cinnamon, and vanilla until smooth.
  5. Pour the sweet potato mixture into the prepared pie shell.
  6. Baked in the preheated oven for 10 minutes before turning the oven down to 350 degrees F and continue baking for an additional 35-45 minutes, or until the pie is set through the center.
  7. Allow to cool completely before slicing and serving.

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Randi

Wednesday 16th of November 2022

Looks like a good recipe

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