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A close cousin of pumpkin pie, this traditional sweet potato pie gets its creaminess from whipped sweet potatoes, evaporated milk, and sweetened condensed milk.  Using refrigerated deep-dish pie crusts keeps it easy.

Recipe by Southern Living November 2001

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Yield:
Makes 2 (9-inch) pies
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook sweet potato in boiling water to cover 30 minutes or until tender; drain.

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  • Beat sweet potato and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add eggs and next 6 ingredients, beating well. Pour mixture evenly into each piecrust.

  • Bake at 350° on lower oven rack for 45 to 50 minutes or until set. Garnish, if desired.

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