Caramel Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
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Caramel Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Apple butter and caramel topping give traditional sweet potato pie a deliciously whimsical twist. This is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.—Heidi Hall, North St. Paul, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings


  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup caramel ice cream topping, warmed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup mashed sweet potato
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Whipped cream and additional caramel ice cream topping

Nutritional Facts

1 piece (calculated without whipped cream and additional ice cream topping) equals 421 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 91 mg cholesterol, 356 mg sodium, 66 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 7 g protein.


  1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with pastry; trim and flute edges. Sprinkle with walnuts and drizzle with ice cream topping. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sweet potato, apple butter, brown sugar, milk, vanilla, salt and spices until blended. Pour into pastry.
  2. Bake at 400° for 50-55 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cover edges with foil during the last 15 minutes to prevent overbrowning if necessary. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream and additional ice cream topping. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Caramel Sweet Potato Pie in Simple & Delicious October/November 2010, p55

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2014

"Excellent pie! Used pecans instead of walnuts, and it came out delicious!"

Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

"Great texture and flavor!!"

Reviewed Nov. 3, 2011

"I made this pie last night and it is EXCELLENT! Light and fluffy and the spices are just right! Unusual twist with the caramel and walnuts on the bottom. I would increase the walnuts to 3/4 cup."

Reviewed Feb. 23, 2011

"Pie was good. The taste is similar to pumpkin."

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