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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Pie, by , is from The Dillard Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Indie Dillard
Added: Sunday, June 10, 2007


3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 c sugar
1 teaspoon Lemon
1/4 c Melted Butter
1 t Cinnamon
1/2 c Half & Half
1 teaspoon Nutmeg
2 c Mashed Sweet Potatoes
1 teaspoon Allspice
1/2 teaspoon Salt

Beat eggs and sugar. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Pour into pie shell. Take 1 Teaspoon of half & half and spread over top of pie. Bake at 325 for 55-60 minutes until pie turns medium brown. (use 8-inch pie plate)




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