Easy Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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"I've been preparing this glazed pecan-topped pie for so long that I can't recall when I came across the combination of ingredients my family liked best," relates Anita Ammerman of Albemarle, North Carolina. "It always draws lots of compliments."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes (about 3 potatoes)
  • 1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches)
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2-1/4 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 498 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 171 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine sugar, flour, milk, egg and vanilla. Stir in the sweet potatoes. Pour into pastry shell. For glaze, combine the sugar, flour, butter and milk; drizzle over sweet potato mixture. Garnish with pecans. Cover edges or pastry loosely with foil.
  2. Bake at 375° for 45 minutes. Remove foil; bake 15 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Pie in Quick Cooking December 2000, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 slice) equals 498 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 171 mg sodium, 88 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 1, 2013

"Excellent pie. It's easy to make and so yummy."

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2012

"This is one of the best Sweet Potato pies I have ever eaten. This will be on my menu every holiday and probably when it is not a holiday, I like it that much."

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