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Mississippi Sweet Potato Pie

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Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

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This is a classic sweet potato pie recipe, made with butter and sweet potatoes, along with vanilla and cinnamon.


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


Mix butter, potatoes, sugar and evaporated milk until well blended. Add vanilla, eggs, and cinnamon; mix well. Pour into the prepared pie shells. Bake in a 350° oven for about 1 hour, until set.
Makes 2 pies.


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 4 out of 5
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I have made sweet potato pies for years normally making many pies at one time. I used this recipe because I only wanted to make one. It worked perfectly. When I added the other ingredients I normally add, nutmeg and brown sugar the result was WOW.

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