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Best-Ever Sweet Potato Pie

My grandmother handed down this recipe and it’s amazing! The flavor, with a hint of maple and great spices, totally lives up to its name. —Erin Gibbons, Downingtown, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour 15 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings


  • 1 extra-servings-size graham cracker crust (9 ounces)
  • 1 large egg white, beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground mace


  • Brush crust with egg white. Bake at 400° for 6-8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce heat to 350°.
  • In a large bowl, beat the remaining ingredients until blended. Pour into crust. Bake until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean, 70-80 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 292 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 318mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (39g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

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  • margaretgi
    Jun 10, 2014

    This was very good. I remade it also and put in coconut milk instead for Easter and it also was delicious.