Sweet Potato Pie I

Sweet Potato Pie I

Desserts Pies Sweet Potato Pie

This recipe was shared with me by a special friend in Atlanta, GA. It has long been a favorite, and everyone who tastes it says it is the best they have ever had.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 389
Preparation time: 30m
Total cooking time: 2h 20m


  • 1 (1 pound) sweet potato
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust


  • 1   Boil sweet potato whole in skin for 40 to 50 minutes, or until done. Run cold water over the sweet potato, and remove the skin.
  • 2   Break apart sweet potato in a bowl. Add butter, and mix well with mixer. Stir in sugar, milk, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until mixture is smooth. Pour filling into an unbaked pie crust.
  • 3   Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes, or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Pie will puff up like a souffle, and then will sink down as it cools.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 20.6g 32%
    Saturated Fat 10.0g  
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 254mg 10%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 47.8g 15%
Dietary Fiber 2.6g 11%
Protein 4.5g 9%
Sugars 28g  
Vitamin A 8496IU  
Vitamin C 1mg  
Calcium 49mg  
Iron 1mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 21mg  
Folate 31mcg