Rating: 4.5 stars
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Here in the South, sweet potato pie is a staple among many despite 100's of variations. This is the recipe that both my mom and grandma have used for years. Even my picky husband marks this as his favorite pie!

Recipe Summary

cook:
55 mins
total:
1 hr 10 mins
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 pies
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Press the pie pastries into two 9-inch pie dishes.

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  • Place sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain potatoes and let cool.

  • Beat potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, margarine, vanilla extract, lemon extract, cloves, and allspice together in a bowl until smooth; pour into the prepared crusts.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until pies are set in the middle, 40 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

257 calories; protein 3.3g; carbohydrates 36.1g; fat 11.3g; cholesterol 35.3mg; sodium 183.4mg. Full Nutrition
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