Southern Sweet Potato Pie Recipe for Your Thanksgiving Dessert Table by 30Seconds Food

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3 months ago
Southern Sweet Potato Pie Recipe for Your Thanksgiving Dessert Table

Sweet potato pie is about as southern of a pie recipe as you can get. Not to take anything away from that pumpkin pie or pecan pie, but this easy sweet potato pie recipe deserves a spot at your Thanksgiving table.

Serve this creamy pie with a dollop of whipped cream on top. Store the leftovers covered in the refrigerator. 

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 42 to 50 minutes
Total Time: 47 to 55 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 pie

Ingredients

  • 1 single pie crust
  • 2 sweet potatoes (about 1 1/2 pounds), peeled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • dash of salt

Here's how to make it:

  1. Boil the sweet potatoes until tender, about 12 to 15 minutes. Drain well, return to the pot and mash until smooth. Cool. 
  2. In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar. Add the milk, eggs, 2 cups of the mashed sweet potatoes, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg and dash of salt. Mix well. 
  3. Pour into a pie crust. Bake in a preheated 425-degree F oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake 30 to 35 minutes more, or until set. Cool completely.

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bepositive
I’ve never made a sweet potato pie but will this year thanks to this delicious recipe! 😋
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I have always wondered if I would like sweet potato pie as much as I love pumpkin pie. Just may have to find out this year! #yum
Cassiday
Nice change of pace.

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