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This Southern favorite is a sweet sensation everywhere! Sweet potatoes and yams are plentiful in the fall and make a flavorful pie spiced with nutmeg or vanilla. Top with marshmallows or whipped cream for irresistable sweetness!

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By SMorrissey

Rate this recipe 4.4/5 (18 Votes)
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Servings 8
Preparation time 20
Cooking time 100

  • CRUST:
  • 1/2 cup (4 ounces) cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup cold buttermilk
  • FILLING:
  • 2 cups mashed cooked sweet potatoes, from 2 medium sweet potatoes
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) unsalted butter
  • 1 1/4 cup (10 ounces) evaporated milk, divided
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract

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This sweet potato pie has everything you want

  • CRUST:
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (made from about 7 1/2-ounces graham crackers, finely ground in processor)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 to 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 3 pounds medium red-skinned sweet potatoes (yams)
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • MARSHMALLOW MERINGUE:
  • 1 (7-ounce) jar Kraft Jet-Puffed Marshmallow Creme
  • 3 large egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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This is the perfect sweet potato recipe you need for Thanksgiving

  • 1/2 (14.1-ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts
  • 2 1/2 pounds small, slender sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch to 1/4-inch rounds
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 (4 x 1inch) orange peel strips
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
  • 1 teaspoon loosely packed orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • Streusel Topping
4.4/5 (38 Votes)

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Add harvest flavor to pumpkin pie with mashed sweet potatoes

  • SWEET POTATO PUMPKIN PIE:
  • 1 Flaky Peanut Crust, ingredient list and recipe to follow
  • 1 3/4 pounds sweet potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1 Streusel Crunch, ingredient list and recipe to follow
  • STREUSEL CRUNCH:
  • 1/2 cup bite-size cheese crackers, broken
  • 1/4 cup salted cocktail peanuts, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, packed
  • FLAKY PEANUT CRUST:
  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup salted cocktail peanuts
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cut up
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup ice cold water
4.5/5 (13 Votes)

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My mom's sweet potato pie used to be my all time favorite until I tried this recipe

  • MAPLE WHIPPED CREAM:
  • 4 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 unbaked pie crust
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
4.6/5 (37 Votes)

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Sweet potatoes are baked, then scooped

  • TOPPING:
  • 4 whole medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup whole milk, I used 2% and it worked out fine
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, optional
  • 1 jar marshmallow fluff, or creme
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cups flour
  • 3/4 stick unsalted butter, melted
4.5/5 (54 Votes)

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A dish of bright orange, creamy sweet potatoes topped with a sticky layer of gooey, golden brown marshmallows is an...

  • 4 1/2 pounds sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups cornflakes cereal, crushed
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
4.5/5 (48 Votes)

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Easy and delicious sweet potato pie! This recipe makes two pies -- perfect for holidays or parties! Make sure to

  • 4 ounces butter, softened
  • 2 cups cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 small (5-ounce) can evaporated milk, about 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 prepared pie shells, unbaked
4.6/5 (23 Votes)

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Sweet potato pie just got sweeter with the addition of a buttery, nutty topping

  • FILLING:
  • 1 1/2 cups mashed cooked dark orange sweet potatoes (about 1 pound uncooked)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • CRUST:
  • 1 Pillsbury® Pet-Ritz® frozen deep dish pie crust
  • STREUSEL:
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup pecans, chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 cup sweetened whipped cream, if desired
4.5/5 (31 Votes)

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This classic sweet potato pie is a tried-and-true Southern favorite

  • (1-pound) sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pie crust
4.5/5 (34 Votes)

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Sweet potato and pecan pie topped with cinnamon cream is the perfect combination! This pie is always a hit during t

  • TOPPING:
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons dark corn syrup
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 1 cup pecans, chopped
  • FILLING:
  • 1 pound sweet potatoes, baked, peeled and kept warm
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest, grated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell
  • CINNAMON CREAM:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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This Southern classic pie is still a favorite, especially with Thanksgiving and Christmas meals

  • 3 1/2 cups cooked and mashed red sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) salted butter, melted
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (I used Eagle Brand, F.F.)
  • 1/4 cup whole milk, half-and-half, or heavy cream (I used cream)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 extra-large eggs, lightly whisked (I used jumbos)
  • 2 (9-inch) regular size frozen pie crusts (I used Pet Ritz)
4.6/5 (22 Votes)

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Healthy, savory and a different twist on breakfast, sweet potato hash is a great side or even a full meal

  • NOTE:
  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped into 1 inch cubes
  • Olive oil
  • Butter
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper
  • Pinch garlic powder, optional
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce or to taste
  • You can substitute balsamic vinegar instead of Worcestershire sauce
4.8/5 (5 Votes)

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Candied sweet potatoes - with a twist! The bourbon really kicks up the flavor, and the vanilla bean adds just the p...

  • 8 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8ths
  • 3 cups light brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 vanilla beans, split in half lengthwise*
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • Note: I used 1 Tablespoon Singing Dog Vanilla Bean Paste
  • 1 stick butter, cut into pieces
4.6/5 (14 Votes)

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This Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie is the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving feast! Want some extra sweetness? Add

  • 1 cup cooked, pureed sweet potato
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 9 or 10-inch graham cracker pie crust
4.7/5 (9 Votes)

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