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
Featured In: Southern Thanksgiving
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
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: 421 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 91mg cholesterol, 356mg sodium, 66g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 7g 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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dschultz01 User ID: 1076910 213867
Reviewed Dec. 3, 2014

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

countrygramma1011 User ID: 5926697 175611
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2011

"Great texture and flavor!!"

zmreid User ID: 5609867 212047
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."

pastiepie User ID: 1062574 175750
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2011

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

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