Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

15 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 80% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

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15 ounces pie crust; refrigerated
2 medium Sweet potatoes
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Brown Sugar; firmly packed
1/3 cup Margarine or butter
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2 Eggs; slightly beaten

Original recipe makes 8



Heat oven to 425 degrees. Prepare piecrust according to package directions for filled one-crust pie using 9-inch pie pan. Flute edges to stand 1/2 inch above rim, or use braided edge. Boil sweet potatoes in small amount of water until soft when tested with fork; drain. Peel; mash. Measure 1 1/2 cups of mashed sweet potatoes into large bowl. Whisk in remaining ingredients; blend well. Pour filling into pastry-lined pie pan. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake an additional 50 to 60 minutes, or until filling is set and knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cover edge of crust with strips of foil after 30 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Cool. Makes 8 servings. NOTE: 1 1/2 cups of canned pumpkin can be substituted for sweet potaotes; omit nutmeg and add 2 teaspoons pumpkin-pie spice.

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"Thankfully this delectable sweet potato pie with a cinnamon roll crust will come to the rescue at your Thanksgiving table. It’s less sweet than pumpkin pie, which is great for its sugary counterparts like marshmallows and cinnamon rolls. But like pumpkin pie, it has that wonderfully smooth texture that balances so well with a flaky, tender pie crust." — Firebyrd Firebyrd

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My family and friends loved it!
Lav85 1y ago

I have a question can this recipe be doubled without any problems?
Ron75 1y ago

I loved this but I just added a half cup of brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. Came out really, really good. Definitely going to do this recipe again.
ashleyh21 2y ago

This pie is absolutely delicious! And it's so easy make, a child could do it. This is going to be a signature desert in my household.
Dawnyale 3y ago

fran29 3y ago

This is a straight-forward, no-nonsense, real-deal sweet potato pie. I cut back the sugar slightly ... and it was plenty sweet. People loved it.
dougiedean 3y ago

I used this recipe to make my first sweet potato pie and my family loved it!!
babycakes29 3y ago

Love the recipe...pies came out great
rachealg 3y ago

One cup each sugar and brown sugar? Or one cup of your preference. I made the pies and they turned out nice but super super sweet....
lmdent 3y ago

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