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Monday, December 8, 2014

Sweet Potato Pie

I had never made sweet potato pie before and since I had loads of sweet potatoes left from Thanksgiving, I thought I would give it a try.
Total success, I do believe I love it more than pumpkin pie!!
No canned ingredients here, just fresh sweet potatoes from now on!

Sweet Potato Pie

  • 2 lbs of sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup of brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 12oz can of evaporated milk
  • 16 or more pecan halves
  • 2 pie crusts
1. Preheat over to 375 degrees
2.. Peel sweet potatoes, cube and place in a large pot. Cover the potatoes with water and cook until fork tender
3.. Drain sweet potatoes and process in a food processor until completely mashed
4.. In a large bowl, combine the mashed sweet potatoes, sugars, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and 1/2 teaspoon salt
5.. Add eggs and lightly beat them with a fork until incorporated into sweet potato mixture. Add the evaporated milk and mix well.
6. Pour into prepared pie shells and cover with a tents of aluminum foil, bake for for 50-60 minutes, removing foil for the last 10-15 minutes to brown crust.
7. Pies are done when knife, inserted off-center comes out clean.
8. While the pies are still hot, place pecan halves in a decorative manner on top of pies
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  1. I would never have thought to make a pie out of sweet potatoes. I think I still have a bunch left in dark storage from our CSA. I might have to try this! It looks delicious!

  2. This sounds delicious! =) Pinned!

  3. I haven't had sweet potato pie in forever!! This sounds sooo good!


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