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Sweet-Potato Pie

Yield 8 servings
Kids declared this easy pie better than pumpkin.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 1/4 cups evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • One 9-inch unbaked, refrigerated (or frozen and thawed) pie shell

Nutrition Information

  • calories (1/8 recipe): 320
  • fat 9.3 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • sodium 317 mg
  • cholesterol 66 mg

How to Make It

  1. Prep time: 10 minutes
    Baking time: 55 minutes

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

    In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs. Add the mashed sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, both sugars, cinnamon, and salt. Beat to combine, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Pour the mixture into the pie shell. Bake in the center of the oven for about 55 minutes, until filling is set.

    Cool completely on a rack before serving.

    How kids can help: Whisk eggs with fork; measure sugars; add ingredients to mixing bowl.

    TIP: Serve warm, with a dollop of whipped cream and a dusting of cinnamon