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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Sweet Potato Pie, by , is from Celebrating Our Heritage "The Anderson Family" Where We Began, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marie Cherry
Added: Friday, December 15, 2006


1 pound sweet potatoes
3/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
2 drops lemon flavoring
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 can evaporated milk
1/2 cup regular milk
pie crust
whipped cream

Boil sweet potatoes until soft,mash and mix in a large mixing bowl, combine sweet potatoes, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, a pinch of salt. 1/2 tsp vanilla extract, lemon flavoring, add eggs slowly add evaporated milk and regular milk, mix well pour into pastry lined pie pan. cover edge of pie crust with foil. bake at 375 for 25-minutes. remove foil and bake for 25-30 minutes or more, until knife comes out clean.
Serve with whipped cream (optional)




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