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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patsy Ormonde
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

1 pound sweet potatoes or 1 - 18oz can sweet potatoes
cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon salt
3 eggs
1 cup milk
1 tablespoon melted butter or margarine
1 unbaked 9 pie shell

Directions:
Directions:
Cook fresh sweet potatoes covered in boiling water til tender, about 30 minutes. Peel and mash (or drain and mash canned sweet potatoes). Potato pulp should measure 1 cups. Combine potatoes, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Beat eggs slightly with fork. Stir eggs, milk and butter into potato mixture. Spoon into pie shell. Bake at 400 until knife inserted just off-center comes out clean, 45-50 minutes.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:

I like this better than pumpkin pie.

 

 

 

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