Sweet Potato Pie

Oh me, oh my, it’s pie!

Ask 10 different people their favorite kind of pie, and you just may get 10 different answers. Whether you like the all-American apple, or prefer cherry, peach, chocolate or pecan, the list can go on and on. One thing is certain, those flaky crusts and fruit or cream fillings are a favorite of young and old alike.

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Sweet Potato Pie

Submitted by Christina Goolsby, SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative
Course Pie
Cuisine American
Servings 16 (Makes 2 pies)


  • 2 cups sweet potatoes mashed (2-1/2 to 3 good sized potatoes, baked)
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter melted
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 unbaked 9-inch pie shells


  • Heat oven to 375 F.
  • Mix all ingredients thoroughly and divide batter between 2 crusts.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.


Nutritional information per serving: 300 calories; 15.7g fat; 216mg sodium; 36.9g carbohydrates; 4.3g protein.