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Mom's Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Mom's Sweet Potato Pie

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"Here in the South, sweet potato pie is a staple among many despite 100's of variations. This is the recipe that both my mom and grandma have used for years. Even my picky husband marks this as his favorite pie!"

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Original recipe makes 2 pies Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    55 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Press the pie pastries into two 9-inch pie dishes.
  2. Place sweet potatoes into a large pot and cover with water; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain potatoes and let cool.
  3. Beat potatoes, sugar, eggs, milk, margarine, vanilla extract, lemon extract, cloves, and allspice together in a bowl until smooth; pour into the prepared crusts.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until pies are set in the middle, 40 to 60 minutes.
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Jul 05, 2014

This recipe has been in my family for at least 60 years. My late grandmother (born 1918) prepared it for as long as my mom can remember. She passed the recipe on to my mom who has been making them since before I was born, always around Thanksgiving time. My husband jokes that this was one of the reasons he fell in love with me - he looked forward to going to my parent's for Thanksgiving each year and being able to bring a pie home! Nowadays I make them myself for him and my sons and everyone loves them. The lemon and allspice helps it stand out from the other sweet potato pies I've had. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Dec 11, 2014

My children are very picky about pies. This one gone in 20 minutes. Great


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  • Calories
  • 257 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 36.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 11.3 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 1.8 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 183 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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