Our Favorite Sweet Potato Pies
Enjoy this fall staple by serving it up in a pie. These sweet potato pies are the epitome of fall festivity, and feature tremendously good flavor in the fillings and toppings. Reminicient of a great sweet potato casserole, these pies are hearty, flavorful, and can even be topped with marshmallows or cinnamon. This dessert is the perfect addition to the table this season and no Thanksgiving feast would be complete without one.
Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie
Browning the butter with spices lends a deep, nutty flavor to this Southern classic.
Sweet Potato Tart with Pecan Crust
Be sure to look for the pure maple syrup to use in this recipe. It adds just a hint of sweetness that doesn't overpower the other flavors of the tart. You can make this dessert up to 2 days ahead; keep it refrigerated until you're ready to serve your guests.
Sweet-Potato Pecan Pie
We adapted this recipe from Devil's Teeth Baking Company to create a border that shows off the bright filling. To completely cover the pie, just double the topping.
Roasted Sweet Potato-and-Onion Tart
Sweet Potato Pie with Sugared Pecans
This sweet potato pie is made complete with sugared pecans on top, which deliver an element of added sweetness and a great crunch. Of course, regular or toasted pecans would work wonderfully here as well.
Silky Sweet Potato and Pecan Pie
Toasted pecans make a delicious garnish, adding crunch and adorning it like a necklace.
Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet-Potato Meringue Pie
This sweet-potato pie looks like a pumpkin pie, but the filling is actually made with sweet potato.Slideshow: More Delicious Pies and Tarts
Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Topping
Turn a Thanksgiving side dish into a tasty dessert with this delicious recipe for Sweet Potato Pie with Marshmallow Topping.
Sweet Potato-Buttermilk Pie
Top with whipped cream and this sweet potato pie is sure to be a hit.
Vanilla-Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie from Dish
Neither too sweet nor too boozy, this pie is still definitely an indulgence.
Sweet Potato Pie with Spiced Cream Topping
Tangy cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk combine for a creamy contrast to the sweet potato layer. You can prepare this pie up to two days ahead and refrigerate.
Cardamom-Scented Sweet Potato Pie
This delicately flavored custard pie is accented with freshly ground spices.
Sweet Potato Pie with Pumpkinseed Crunch
In this pie, sweet potatoes are dressed up with maple syrup, ginger, and nutmeg. It's the perfect dessert for any fall occasion, not to mention on the lighter side.
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie with Cinnamon Ice Cream
One large, baked sweet potato--a cousin of the yam, but richer in vitamins A and C--should yield a little more than 1 cup puree. Bake until soft (about 45 minutes), remove skin, and mash with a potato masher until smooth. Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 50 minutes.
Orange-Sweet Potato Pie With Rosemary-Cornmeal Crust
The simple addition of fresh chopped rosemary makes this an impressive pie crust that compliments the flavors of the spiced citrusy sweet potatoes in the filling. If you don’t want to make a homemade crust, you can follow the directions for adding fresh rosemary to a refrigerated crust.
Five-Spice Sweet Potato Pie
This southern American dessert is a classic for Kwanzaa celebrations. Five-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise, and Szechuan peppercorns that can be found in the spice aisle of most supermarkets. If five-spice powder is unavailable, use pumpkin pie spice.
Sliced Sweet Potato Pie
We love the layered look of this ever-so-sweet streusel-topped treat.