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Mom's Sweet Potato Pie

Faith N

"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!"
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1 h 10 m servings 257 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 pies)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Press the pie pastries into two 9-inch pie dishes.
  2. 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.
  3. Beat potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, margarine, vanilla extract, lemon extract, cloves, and allspice together in a bowl until smooth; pour into the prepared crusts.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until pies are set in the middle, 40 to 60 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 257 calories; 11.3 g fat; 36.1 g carbohydrates; 3.3 g protein; 35 mg cholesterol; 183 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This recipe has been in my family for at least 60 years. My late grandmother (born 1918) prepared it for as long as my mom can remember. She passed the recipe on to my mom who has been making th...

My children are very picky about pies. This one gone in 20 minutes. Great

Very easy to make this was my first sweet potato pie and I've been cooking for a long time. I did use more brown sugar instead of the white it was a hit. I will be doing more for Christmas thank...

This was my first time ever making a sweet potato pie! My hysband wanted one for New Years day & they were no where to be found in the store so I had to make my own! Great recipe! I'm not a bake...

First Time ever making a sweet potato pie, My Son and B/F loved it..Will keep this and pass down to my kids...Thanks for sharing this pie with us...

It was delicious and yes I am definitely preparing it again.