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Sweet Potato Pie

on November 22, 2011


  • 3 frozen, unbaked 8- or 9- inch single-crust pie shells
  • 4 pounds uncooked and unpeeled sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/2 cup pure finely granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)>
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg


  1. Hand wash sweet potatoes. Boil until tender. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. Peeling and mash potatoes. Blend in mixing bowl with a blender to remove strings.
  3. When potatoes are ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Cream softened butter with white and brown sugars. Mix in blended sweet potatoes and continue to mix while adding the eggs one at a time. Mix in milk, vanilla extract, nutmeg and salt.
  5. Pour mixture evenly into pie shells. Bake on center rack of for 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Source: Recommended by Robert Rogers.

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