and a generous sprinkling of cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Yield: Serves 8
- 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup sweet potato puree
- 2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 large eggs
- 1 graham cracker crust, 9-inch
- whipped cream and cinnamon sugar, if desired
In a mixing bowl with electric mixer, beat the cream cheese until light. Beat in the sweet potato puree, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Beat in the eggs until smooth and well blended. Spoon into the graham cracker crust.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, until the pie filling is set. Cool the pie. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
Serve this pie with sweetened whipped cream or whipped topping. Sprinkle with a little cinnamon sugar, if desired.
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