Sweet Potato Pie I

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  • Published Apr 12th
  • Ready In2h 20m
  • Servings8
  • Calories389
This recipe was shared with me by a special friend in Atlanta, GA. It has long been a favorite, and everyone who tastes it says it is the best they have ever had.

Sweet Potato Pie I Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Sweet Potato Pie I for 8 servings:

  • 1 (1 pound) sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust

Sweet Potato Pie I Cooking Instructions

  • Prep30m
  • Cook1h 50m
  • Ready In2h 20m

To cook Sweet Potato Pie I, you need about 30 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Sweet Potato Pie I is about 1 hour 50 minutes , and you can serve your Sweet Potato Pie I within 2 hours 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Sweet Potato Pie I easily:

  1. 1 Boil sweet potato whole in skin for 40 to 50 minutes, or until done. Run cold water over the sweet potato, and remove the skin.
  2. 2 Break apart sweet potato in a bowl. Add butter, and mix well with mixer. Stir in sugar, milk, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until mixture is smooth. Pour filling into an unbaked pie crust.
  3. 3 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Pie will puff up like a souffle, and then will sink down as it cools.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 389 calories; 20.6 grams of fat; 47.8 grams of carbohydrates; 4.5 grams of protein; 78 milligrams of cholesterol; 254 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Nov 19th 2007

    I've been using this recipe since 2002 and I always get rave reviews. I've been offered money, especially during holidays to make many of these pies. The recipe is simple and absolutely perf ...

  2. Nov 15th 2006

    I've made this a few times and the recipient always loves it. One suggestion--don't store the boiled sweet potatoes in the fridge when you don't have time to make the pie right then...it se ...

  3. Dec 3rd 2005

    I was looking for a fast, easy, sweet potato pie to bake for a church function, and came across this one. I read about 50 of the reviews and decided it was the one I would make, but was sur ...

  4. Nov 25th 2003

    I have made this recipe for the past three years and always receive rave reviews. People who have eaten sweet potato pie all their lives say this recipe is the best they have ever tasted. I ...

  5. Mar 24th 2003

    I am a new cook and this is the first pie I ever made and it came out fantastic!! Although I changed the recipe a little after reading the reviews I used 1/2 cup of white sugar, 1/2 cup of ...

  6. Feb 20th 2003

    This recipe is idot proof--I'm the idiot, and here's the proof! I was so nervous when a hospitalized friend requested a southern favorite of his, sweet potato pie, since the only thing sout ...

  7. Dec 30th 2002

    This is the absolute BEST recipe for a Sweet Potato Pie! I made this for Thanksgiving and 2 pies for Christmas! The flavor was outstanding, and the spices were perfect! The only thing I chan ...

  8. Nov 2nd 2002

    The flavor was delicious, but it was very sweet. The filling did not set well and was slightly loose, as a few other reviewers have noted. However, I printed this recipe last year and just ...

  9. Jun 30th 2002

    This was the first sweet potatoe pie I have ever made! I never liked the taste of sweet potatoe pies before, but my boyfriend said it was time I learned to make one. So I went looking for a ...