"One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating."--Luciano Pavarotti

Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Sweet Potato Pie, by , is from Nichols Family Favorites, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ethel Nichols Peters

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pie filling:
3 medium sweet potatoes
1 stick of butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1/2 can evaporated milk
1/2 tsp each cinnamon & nutmeg
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 unbaked pie shell

Topping:
1 stick of butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 F.

Cook and peel the sweet potatoes (or use canned sweet potatoes that have been drained, heated and mashed)
Add butter and beat in the sugar while the potatoes are still hot.
In a separate bowl, beat eggs, add evaporated milk, then combine with the sweet potato mixture.
Add the cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice and vanilla. Mix until smooth.

Pour into the unbaked pie shell - make the topping. Melt butter then add the brown sugar and nuts,
cooking slowly for 2 - 3 minutes. Allow this to cool, then sprinkle over the pie filling.

Bake 40 - 45 minutes. Let cool before serving, good with lightly sweetened whipped cream

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9" pie
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour 30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Nel's note: I am entering this recipe into the family cookbook and I'm going to go home and make this pie tonight!
It looks incredible.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

3W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!